Robert S. Miller Sr.
OCEAN CITY — Robert Scott Miller Sr. of Ocean City, and formerly of New Carrolton, Md., died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Virginia Weimer Miller for 61 years; loving father of Robert S. Miller Jr., Diane K. Baxter and her husband, Tom, and Glenn L. Miller and his wife, Ginger; and grandfather of Brandon, Patrick and Shelby. He also leaves two brothers, Dr. Frank N. Miller and his wife, Caroline, of Silver Spring, and Charles F. Miller of Broomfield, Colo.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Preston R. Miller and sister, Grace E. Beall.
Mr. Miller was a native of Washington, D.C., who graduated from Eastern High School in 1950. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Germany. He attended American University and worked for the Library of Congress. He worked as an advertising executive for the Washington Daily News and the Washington Evening Star, and he ended his career with the Washington Post. He worked for the Democratic Party as campaign manager. He served on the Board of Appeals from 1966-70, and was appointed chairman of the Prince George’s County Liquor Control Board for 24 years, retiring in 1995. He was a member of the St. Andrews Society of Scottish clans and Sons of the American Revolution.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, at the First Presbyterian Church in Ocean City. Interment will follow at Lakemont Memorial Gardens, (mausoleum A), in Davidsonville, Md., at 2 p.m. A donation in his memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City, 1301 Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City, Md. 21842. Arrangements are being handled by Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.