In Memory

James Willard Miller

Posted by Daniel Vance:

     Palo Verde High School
Class Of 1966

Deceased Classmate: James Willard Miller
Date Of Birth: 03-11-1948
Date Deceased: 01-07-2013
Age at Death: 64
Cause of Death: Heart failure
Classmate City: Tucson
Classmate State: AZ
Classmate Country: USA
Survived By: Jim is survived by his wife, Bobbi and three children, Tom (Jen), Karrie (Ryan) and Ben (Lisa).

James Willard Miller 3/11/1948 - 1/7/2013 Our loving Husband, Father and Papa, Jim Miller, passed away January 7, 2013 at the young age of 64. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jim moved to Tucson, AZ at the age of four. Jim attended Palo Verde High School where on August 6, 1966, he met his future wife, Bobbi. They began going steady eight days later and married two years later. Jim and Bobbi built a beautiful life together and a very successful window coverings manufacturing company, B.D.D., Inc. Jim is survived by his wife, Bobbi and three children, Tom (Jen), Karrie (Ryan) and Ben (Lisa). Jim had many passions in life, his family, his work, sports and travel, and managed to find time to fit it all in. Jim coached his children's little league and soccer teams, was a Scout Leader, and contributed to the community through his work as a Shriner and Mason. He also donated thousands of blinds to various charity groups in the Tucson Community. Jim was a great friend and was always the go-to guy to help with whatever was needed. Jim was proud to receive the award of Industry Foundation Merit Award from the ASID for his work in the Old Pueblo. Jim and Bobbi were a fixture at many of U of A sporting events and loved traveling to Las Vegas and many other destinations with a beach. Jim was loved by many but he was loved the most by his grandchildren, Madeline, Olivia, Emma, Caleb, Caitlin and Eli.