Miller, Eldon

Eldon Miller
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Eldon L. “Bunk” Miller, 81, of Aztec, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2004.

He was born on May 14, 1923, in Rogers, to Lem and Gnita Miller.

He grew up in Rogers, but he lived most of his life in the Farmington-Aztec area. He married Mary Catherine Bell on Dec. 30, 1970. He retired from San Juan Electric after many years of service as a journeyman electrician.

Family members said he enjoyed hunting, fishing, caring for his hound, Sabrina, and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; a brother, John Miller; and two sisters, Elizabeth Richards and Mildred Foster.

Survivors include a sister, Lucille Foster of Portales; two nieces, Jeanette Richards of Lubbock and Marlene Foster of Santa Fe; three nephews, Morris Foster (and wife, Dian) of Clovis, Steven Richards of Portales, and Gene Richards (Nita) of Dora.

Burial will be at Mount Zion Cemetery in Dora.

Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.