Blake Wesley Miller

Native son of Kinnakeet, Blake Wesley Miller suddenly departed this life on Friday, July 21, 2023 at the family home in Camden, NC at the age of 28. Blake was the only child of his mother, Jettie Miller and John B. Miller, Jr. (deceased) and the grandson of paternal grandmother, Nita Miller all of Avon, NC. He is also survived by his aunt, Teresa Midgett (Barry). Blake was preceded in death by his father, John B. Miller, Jr.; his cousin, Justin Yopp; and his grandparents, Harry Gaskill, Inez Gaskill, and John B. Miller, Sr. Blake was movie star- handsome, musically and vocally gifted, gentle natured, intelligent, loved animals, and aspired to serve his fellow man as a firefighter or a paramedic.

The hearts and spirits of Jettie, Nita, and the Miller family are shattered and devastated to share this sad news. The Miller family’s recent medical challenges have depleted their emergency resources. Jettie and Nita, humbly and urgently ask in lieu of flowers that memorial donations toward Blake’s funeral expenses be made directly to Gallop Funeral Services at or by calling 252-216-8030.

Blake’s funeral will be held 11am, Saturday, July 29, 2023 at St. John United Methodist Church in Avon. The burial will be private. Gallop Funeral Services was entrusted with arrangements.