Alvin Herbert (Bert) Miller was born in Kamloops on October 9, 1931. He passed away suddenly on the evening of October 27 at the age of 81. He is survived by his partner Sharlene Thorpe. He will be missed by his sister May, his children Bonnie, Ben, Brenda (Bert), Bernice (Jerry), Tim, Bevan (Karen) and Brian (Kyla), his grandchildren Carrie (Craig), Mark (Teri), Jesse (Tia), Dustin, Danika (Eric), Bailey, Shelby, Rachel, Mattie, and Lane, his great-grandchildren Shardy, Cade, Tate, Isla, Caden and Skylar and numerous nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by his extended family Shirley and Bill Cahoon, Keith Coxon, and Karen McLeod, and his step children Dee (Gordon), and Clay (Jen) and their children Nevada, Colby, Krynn, Talon, and Aspen. He was predeceased by his parents Albert and Bertha Miller, his sister Muriel (Buzzy), and his brothers Alan and Clarence.
He was born in Kamloops on October 9, 1931. He was a descendant of the pioneer families of the Clinton area, the Tresierras, the Grinders, the Millers and the Pococks. He lived in Lillooet and moved to Clinton Big Bar area when he was seven and has lived there ever since. He worked as a cowboy when he was younger and then worked in bush mills as a sawyer. He also worked on the railway, at numerous saw mills in the area and was also a loader operator. He married Shirley Hickox in 1953. They settled down to raise their family at 57 Mile. After retiring he spent his time ranching, riding, hunting, reading spending time with his family, chasing wild horses and the occasional bear.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.