Thomas Miller

Apr 16, 2024 at 04:45 pm by Producer


Thomas R. Miller, Sr. of La Vergne, TN, passed away on Saturday,
April 13, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He was 77 years old.
Thomas was born on August 31, 1946, in Ellenville, NY; he was the son
of the late Roy and Margaret (Talmadge) Miller.
Shortly after serving onboard the USS Waller (DD-466) and USS
Samuel B. Roberts (DD-823) as a Torpedoman’s Mate in the U.S. Navy,
Tom began a 24-year career at VAW Aluminum in Ellenville.
In 1979, he married his wife, Eileen, and they went on to have 8 children
and 9 grandchildren. Acting on a leap of faith, Tom moved his family to
Nashville, TN in 1992 upon finding work at the famous Opryland Hotel
and Resort. A selfless and hardworking man, Tom fully retired in 2021
after spending 20+ years in the grocery industry.
Tom is survived by his wife of 44 years, Eileen; children, Thomas
Miller, Jr. (Donna), Elayna Hooper (Jon), Tabatha Roll (Justin), James
Miller (Iarra), Melissa Mellencamp, Jonathan Miller, Deidre Musgrove
(Brandon), and Julia Swope (Dylan); grandchildren, Ellen, Garrett,
Reagan, Peyton, Emerson, Paisley, Priest, Jackson, and Adelynn Rose;
and several nieces and nephews.
Tom was predeceased by his parents and sister, Marian Coutant.
Visitation will be Sunday April 21 st 2:00PM to 7:00PM at Woodfin
Chapel, Smyrna. Funeral service will be 3:00PM Monday April 22 nd at
Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna. Burial will be at a later date at Middle
Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. www.woodfinchapel.com

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