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John David Miller

July 11, 1954 ~ July 17, 2021 (age 67)


John David Miller, age 67, of Temple passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021. He was born in Temple on Sunday, July 11, 1954. Mr. Miller was the son of the late, James D. Miller and the late, Mildred (Webb) Miller. In addition to his parents, Mr. Miller is preceded in death by his sister, Janice Marie Miller and by one grandson, Joseph Lambert.

Mr. Miller was a hard worker and never met a stranger. He owned and operated Miller Construction Company for over 40 years and also worked for IBEW Union 613 Atlanta. In addition to his work in construction, Mr. Miller also served as a Volunteer Firefighter and as a Corrections Officer for Carroll County. He was known as a talented musician, playing the guitar for various Southern Gospel groups.

Survivors include his wife, Vanessa (Harper) Miller of Temple; his daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and Shane Lambert of Pensacola, Florida; his brother, Eddie Miller of Temple; granddaughters, Amber Grace Lambert, Mackenzie Grace Lambert and a number of other relatives.

In accordance with the family’s wishes, Mr. Miller will be cremated.

Memorial services will be conducted on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 2P.M. from Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Corky Addison officiating. Interment will follow at The Church at Carrollton Cemetery (formerly Abilene Baptist Church).

The family will receive friends at the funeral home, prior to the service, from 1P.M. until 2P.M.

The family will be accepting flowers for the service, however donations can also be made to the Special Olympics online at or by mail at P.O. Box 490128 Atlanta, GA 30349. Please include “In Memory of John David Miller” in the memo section of your donation.

Messages of condolence can be made to the family by signing the online Tribute Wall.

Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Temple is entrusted with the arrangements. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John David Miller, please visit our floral store.


July 23, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home & Cremation Service
421 Sage St.
Temple, Georgia 30179

Memorial Service
July 23, 2021

2:00 PM
Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home Chapel
421 Sage Street
Temple, GA 30179

Interment Following The Memorial Service

The Church at Carrollton Cemetery (formerly Abilene)
2004 GA-113
Carrollton, GA 30117


Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home & Cremation Service
421 Sage St.
Temple, Georgia 30179


The Special Olympics
P.O. Box 490128, Atlanta GA 30349

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