Bruce C. Miller, 83, died August 12th at the Sussman House in Rockport. He was born February 19, 1940, in Waldoboro to Chester Miller and Evelyn (Ralph) Miller. Bruce grew up in Waldoboro and graduated from Waldoboro High School in the class of 1959. Bruce married Elsie (Collamore) Miller in 1959.
Bruce began working as a woodsman in his teenage years and worked as a logger all of his life. He worked on Vinalhaven for fifteen years. Bruce had a lifelong passion working his horses and competed in many horse pulling competitions at fairs in Maine, New England and International competitions in Canada. He and his won many blue ribbons over the years.
He was a member of the Maine Draft Horse and Ox Association, and the New England Draft Horse Association. He was very proud to be an American and listening to National Anthem at all of the competitions throughout the Country.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Elsie C. Miller of Waldoboro
Son, Bruce T. Miller and his wife Angela of Vinalhaven
Grandchildren, Madelyn R. Miller of Vinalhaven
Dusty and Dani Hufsey of Vinalhaven
Sister, Brenda Fowler and her husband Kenneth of Waldoboro
Brother, Barry Miller of Jefferson
Brother-in-law, Sherel Collamore of Waldoboro
Nieces and Nephews
The family will honor Bruce’s life privately on Vinalhaven.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, 949 Main Street, Waldoboro.
Condolences may be shared with the family at www.hallfuneralhomes.com