February 6, 1953 – April 28, 2012
at the age of 58 years
Celebration of Life: Saturday, May 5th, 2012 1:00 p.m.
Shuswap Community Church
3151 6th Avenue N.E., Salmon Arm
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Jim Miller on April 28, 2012 in Salmon Arm, BC.
Born on February 6, 1953 in New Westminster, BC to Boyd and Marjorie Miller. He was raised in Surrey, BC later moving to Boston Bar and finally settling in Salmon Arm in 1999.
Jim spent most of his life as a Heavy Duty Mechanic with the Operating Engineers, Local 115, taking him to jobs throughout BC with the last big project being the construction of the Revelstoke Dam. He enjoyed driving for Emil Anderson Maintenance in Boston Bar for several years and finally settling into his lifelong dream of owning and operating his own little farm here in Salmon Arm.
Jim was predeceased by his brother George in infancy and parents, Marjorie Isabel Miller, 1992 and Harvey Boyd Miller, 1994.
Jim is survived by his wife Sharleen, three sons Marcus, Jared and Spencer, many relatives and lifelong friends.
Jim enjoyed the simple pleasures in life; Family and friends, taking his girls (Gal and Tipper) for short drives daily, going to Tim’s for coffee and spending time going to auctions, whether it be near or far.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at the Shuswap Community Church, 3151 6th Avenue NE, Salmon Arm, V1E 1J2 with Pastor Ben Hall officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Jim’s name may be made to the Shriners Travel Fund, 3550 Wayburne Dr., Burnaby, BC, V5G 3K9 or a charity of your choice.