Richard C. Miller, Sr.
Richard C. Miller, Sr., 79, of Lititz, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in his residence. He was born in Elizabeth Township, Lancaster County on October 7, 1936, a son of the late Orville W. Miller, Sr. and Bertha Smith Miller. He was employed as a molder for the former W. A. Miller & Sons in Lititz. Richard was baptized in his younger years at the Ruhl?s United Methodist Church of Manheim. He was a member of the Adamstown Rod & Gun Club. He loved hunting, fishing, playing Santa Claus and spending time with his family. He is survived by common law wife, Margaret L. Heist; children, Julia Hess and husband Michael; Richard Miller, Jr., both of Lancaster; Terry Lee Heist of SC; Brian Scott Heist and fiancée Lori Beck of Lititz; Penny Lynn Bender and husband Bob of Perryville, MD; Ronald Etzweiler of Lebanon; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers, Orville Miller and Troy Bender, both of Lititz; sister, Alma Miller of Manheim. He was preceded in death by sons, Tommie Lee Heist and Ronald Eugene Heist. Funeral service will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM in the Ruhl?s United Methodist Church, 4810 Elizabethtown Road, Manheim, PA with a viewing beginning on Monday at 10:00 AM. Interment will be made in the adjoining church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603. Clauser Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of his arrangements.www.clauserfh.com