Bobby Little Miller, 86, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Friday, August 29, 2020, at Maple Leaf Health Care.

Bobby was born January 14, 1934, in Iredell County and was the son of the late Aaron and Myrtle Benfield Miller. He was a graduate of Cool Spring High School, and on May 20, 1957, he married the late Carolyn Sue Moore Miller, who passed away on April 23, 2010. He attended Eastside Baptist Church and was a hard-working man, who worked many jobs as well as being a volunteer fireman for the Troutman Fire Department.

He is survived by one daughter, Tamara Macy (Bryan); one granddaughter, Meredith Allen (Jonathan); one great grandson, Colton; one sister, Mona Elder (Jim); one brother, JD Benfield; son-in-law, Tim Edwards; niece, Cindy Duncan (Julian); and nephew, Gene Stout; along with many other nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife of 53 years, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Susan Edwards, who passed away in 2015.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 3, 2020, at Eastside Baptist Church with Pastor Johnny Bolin officiating. A private family burial will be held in the Stony Point Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Eastside Baptist Church, Mission Fund, 310 Eastside, Drive, Statesville, NC 28625 and online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

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