David Miller

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David Miller

October 04, 1946 - February 28, 2019

David Miller MOUNT VISION - David Miller, 72, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Mount Vision, Thursday morning, Feb. 28, 2019.
He was born Oct. 4, 1946, in Albany, a son of Alfred Durwood Miller and Pearl M. Wasson Miller.
Raised and educated in Oneonta, Dave attended college and then entered the military. He proudly served in the United States Army from March 8, 1966, until he received his Honorable Discharge on Feb. 23, 1968.
That same year, he met Donna Marie Marlette and, on Oct. 25, 1969, they were married in a ceremony at her parents' home in Mount Vision.
For the past 33 years, Dave and Donna made their home in Mount Vision, and shared almost 50 years of marriage together.
Through the years, Dave was employed at Volkswagen, Bresee's and Samson Floors in Oneonta. He retired from New York Central Mutual in Edmeston, where he was employed as an insurance investigator.
Dave most enjoyed spending time with his family. It was always all about them. He and his wife also spent many years coaching Special Olympics. He will be greatly missed by his entire family and circle of friends.
Dave is survived by his wife of 49 years, Donna M. Miller of Mount Vision; their five sons, Gregory Miller and wife, Becky of Van Etten, Todd Miller and wife, Dayle of Bainbridge, Joshua Miller and wife, Nicole of Virginia, James Miller and wife, Cara of Richfield Springs and Bernarr Miller of Oneonta; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Vicki and Cari; a brother, Nathaniel; and many nieces and nephews. He is further survived by his mother-in-law, Bernice Marlette of Oneonta; and his wife's siblings, Jennie May Folts of Scottsdale, Arizona, Marilynn M. Folts of Toddsville, Gloria Beers and husband, Bradley of Mount Vision, Gerald Marlette and wife, Lora of Mount Vision and Jerry Marlette and wife, Christie of Unadilla; and their families.
A graveside service with military honors will be held this spring in Mount Vision Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Dave may be made to Special Olympics New York, 504 Balltown Road, Schenectady, NY 12304.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.
Published on March 3, 2019
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15 posts

Mimi Albanese
Mar 14, 2019
I was so so sorry to hear about your loss. My sympathy to you all. God bless!
Savannah Ackley
Mar 07, 2019
R.I.P Uncle Dave. I will miss you so much. You helped us when we needed you. You gave my family so much. will miss you. Love you
Cars Miller
Mar 05, 2019
We love and miss you so much!! You were such a special person. R.I.P. Dave, til we meet again!!♡♡♡
Pam and Keith Wilber
Mar 05, 2019
Thinking you your family at this time. So sorry for your loss.
Betty ackley
Mar 05, 2019
Heaven gained another angle, you was loved by many,and you will be missed,thank you for all the amazing memories.im still losted for words right now ,RIP dave
Connie Wilms
Mar 04, 2019
I’m so very sorry to hear this sad news... you are all in my thoughts and prayers....
Lois Haggerty
Mar 04, 2019
You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Lois Haggerty
Mar 04, 2019
I was shocked to see what I was reading. I am so sorry for your loss. We never forget, but with God on our side life does get easier.
Cathleen LaPolt Buff
Mar 04, 2019
Donna, My heart is heavy after hearing about your loss. You are in my thoughts. I will always have fond memories of spending time with your family when I was young.
Dave and Betty Riley
Mar 04, 2019
So sorry for your loss. You family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Lee ackley
Mar 04, 2019
Donna and kids so sorry for your loss, Dave was an extra special person in my life and was always there for me.... RIP Dave and I will always miss you.....
Brandi Hildenbrand Insetta
Mar 04, 2019
I am shocked and saddened by this news. I am so sorry for your loss. Dave always treated me like family. Know that I am thinking of you guys. Love and miss you all. RIP Dave.
Debbie Hildenbrand
Mar 04, 2019
Donna and Boys....I am so deeply sorry to hear of Dave's passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and the boys and grandchildren!
Millie and Ed Elmandorf
Mar 04, 2019
Josh and Nicole, out deepest condolences to you and your family in your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers.
Dayle Miller
Mar 04, 2019
We will always cherish our memories of you!!! ❤️