Dr. Glen David Miller
February 13, 1939  -  November 15, 2010

Dr. Glen David Miller

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First United Methodist Church
200 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
Roswell, NM  88201
Thursday, November 18, 2010
11:00 a.m.
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South Park Cemetery
3101 S. Main St.
Roswell, NM  88203
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200 N. Pennsylvania Avenue
Roswell, NM  88201

102 East 4th St.
Roswell, NM  88201

Dr. Glen David Miller
A memorial service is scheduled at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 18, 2010 for Glen David Miller 71, who passed away Monday, November 15, 2010. Services will be held at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Gorton Smith and Rev. Archie Echols officiating. A private family graveside service will be conducted at South Park Cemetery.
David was born in Carlsbad on February 13, 1939 to Keith Glen and Louise Lucas Miller. He was a 63 year resident of Roswell where he graduated from Roswell High in the class of 1957. David was an exceptional athlete. He played on the state championship football team of 1955. He also excelled at basketball. He went to Oklahoma State on a basketball scholarship, where he played for Henry Iba. After graduating in 1961, he attended Baylor College of Dentistry. It was in Dallas that he met the love of his life, Patricia Harper. They were married June 5, 1964. Following graduation in 1965, David returned to Roswell and practiced dentistry there for 36 years.
He is survived by his wife Patsy and 3 children and 5 grandchildren: Son Keith Glen Miller of Odenton, Maryland, daughters Amy Laidley and husband Kemp and children Laura Ann, Keaton David, and Macie Clare, Sally Villalpando and husband Abel and children Tres and Emma Kate. David is also survived by his brother in law William A. Harper and his wife Mary Martha of Dallas, nephews William A. Harper Jr. and his wife Connally and children Hadley and Hannah of Houston, and Benjamin Perkins Harper and his wife Beth Ann, and children Price and Abigail. Numerous cousins also survive him.
David was a member of the American Dental Association and International College of Dentistry. He served on the State Board of Dental Examiners and also served as president during the years of 19791988.
David Miller loved golf and played golf every day that ends in Y He was an outdoorsman, a pilot, and a wonderful dancer. But most importantly, he loved his family He loved his friends He loved his pets Those around him, always knew how much he cared for them. He lived a straight forward and authentic life. One marked with generosity and truth. His life has touched us deeply and his memory will always be treasured.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at www.ballardfuneralhome.com


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  1. Jane Hamby
    Dallas, TX


    When Mom received your Christmas card this year, we noticed Dave was absent in your picture. After a little detective work, we learned of his death back in 2010. What a heartbreaking loss for you and your family. Know we are thinking of you all. Sincerest regards, Martha, Judy, Jim and Jane

  2. Wynema Mobley Qualls
    Jones, OK

    Im so sorry to hear of your loss. I still remember living next door to you in 1973. Keith, I baby sat you when you were just a toddler. I was thinking of you all today and started searching when I ran across this information. My prayers are with you.

  3. Angela Featherstone Naranjo
    Roswell, NM

    To the family,
    Our deepest condolences to you and your family during this difficult time.
    Angela, Shawn Darby Naranjo

  4. Gloria Magana
    El Centro, CA

    Im so sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved father. May the loving memories of your father sustain you during this difficult time and through the days to come. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Ed Marla Purcell
    Roswell, NM

    Dear Patsy family,

    We are so sorry to hear of Davids passing. When we were kids we lived on the Lucas farm spent time with David there, then later in life our children would share the same school become friendswhat memories.We are thinking of each of you at this time pray that God will give you comfort in the days ahead.

  6. Dorothy Karon Miller Hammond
    Austin, TX

    Dear Patsy and Family,
    How sad I was to hear of Davids passing, he was always someone my father thought so much of and could depend on being family to him.

    During this time please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Dorothy Karon Miller Hammond

  7. Margaret Attaway
    Rockwall, TX

    Patsy and family,

    Please accept my expression of sincere sympathy at this difficult time.


  8. Marla and Vince Mosley
    Fort Collins, CO

    Keith and family,
    We are thinking of all of you and continue to hold you close in our thoughts and prayers.

  9. Judy Rose
    Ft Worth, TX

    My thoughts and prayers are with you your family during this time. Love you so much. Let me know
    if you ever need anything. Enjoyed knowing you all
    these years since Soc days.

  10. Bill Bird
    Roswell, NM

    We send our sympathy to each of you.

    In Prayer,

    Tennise Letchworth Lucas
    Sharon and Billy Bird

  11. Kaye Fairweather
    Atlanta, GA

    Patsy, I just heard of your loss from other SOC graduates on Facebook. I am so sorry and praying for Gods peace to be with you in a special way. I wish I had kept up with my classmates better so I would have known to call you when I was in Roswell on family business in September. David sounds like he was an exemplary husband and father. I wish I had known him.

  12. Johnny Corum
    Plano, TX

    Patsy, we are saddened to learn of the death of your husband David. Our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Johnny and Charlene Corum

  13. Linda,Don Martin
    cedar hill, TX

    Patsy May you and yours find comfort and peace at this time.
    Fondly, Linda and Don

  14. Pat. Davis Curtis
    Irving, TX

    My love and prayers are with you and your family. David was a wonderful person and full of Gods love.

    Pat. Davis Curtis

  15. Jane Harvard
    Roswell, NM

    Dear Patsy, Sally and family,

    How saddened we were to hear about David this weekyou have been and will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers May the Lord bless you and keep you, The Jeff Harvard family

  16. Barbara Hover Cuoco
    Albuquerque, NM

    So sorry to hear of Dr. Millers passing. My heartfelt sympathy go out to his family and friends.

  17. Ron Ewing
    Maumelle, AR

    Patsy, Keith, Amy and Sally, I was saddened to learn of Davids sudden death. My prayers are with you.

  18. Pauline Ponce
    Roswell, NM

    Dear Patsy and Family
    Joe and I were so saddened to read about the loss of your beloved, David. Our prayers are with you and your family. Our deepest sympathy and condolence on your loss.
    Joe and Pauline Ponce

  19. Don and Cindi Miller
    Corrales, NM

    Dear Patsy and family,
    We feel a sadness and great loss with Davids passing. We always looked forward to seeing both of you when we came to town. David lived life emphasizing family, friends and fun he was truly a life force and we will miss him greatly.

  20. Keith Heine
    Mesa, AZ

    To: Patsy, Keith, Amy, Sally:

    Please know of my love to you all at this time Oh how I have such fond memories of Dr David as he would sit with us kids when you would eat dinner with us...stealing the cake off Sheris plate when she left the room Or of being asked to give Keith rides on the tractor Or when he would work on my teeth ask if I could feel any pain and tell me to relax hed drill later when it would wear off cause I was ornery and he could keep me in line
    Ione and I send our love and prayers to you May God bless and keep you

    Keith Ione Heine

  21. Rosemary Brian Gaffney
    Alamogordo, NM

    We were saddened when Jennifer told us of your fathers passing. Please know you and your family are in our prayers and we pray God will comfort you in your time of sorrow.
    Love, Rosemary and Brian Gaffney

  22. Jim Knoedler
    Seabrook,, TX

    So sorry to hear of Davids death. Our thoughts and prayers certainly are with you. May you have strength to meet the days ahead in the comfort of a holy hope and in the joyful expectation of eternal life with those you love.

    David was definitely an asset in this life.

  23. Kara Lucas
    Carlsbad, NM

    Amy so sorry to hear about your dad. He was a wonderful man who I had the privelage to meet. Everyone here at Carlsbad Open MRI have been praying for you and the family. We love you guys
    Carlsbad Open MRI

  24. Omar Blanca Guerra
    Alamo, TX

    Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayer, take care and let us know if you need anything.

  25. Chaunda Battle
    Ft. Washington, MD

    Though Ive known you for such a short time I now see where you got you intellect, good looks and humor, may God continue to Bless you and your family during this difficult time.

    Chaunda Battle

  26. Dick Davidson class 57
    La Jara, CO

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  27. Barbara and Marvis Frazier
    Dexter, NM

    Dear Sally and family, So sorry for your precious loss. may God be with you. Sincerely, Barbara and Marvis

  28. Gerald L. Knoedler, D.D.S.
    Duluth, GA

    Janet and I want to send our deepest sympathy to you and yours. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your loss of David. I always enjoyed the times David and I were able to spend on the golf course when I was in Roswell.
    Your friends, Jerry and Janet Knoedler

  29. Ann Bonner
    Hobbs, NM

    My prayers are with all of Davids fanily. David was an old high school friend. He was a very kind and thoughtful person. I know he will be greatly missed.

  30. Cameron, Kelly, Charlsie and Tristan Doan
    Dallas, TX

    Patsy, Keith, Amy and Sally,

    We send our heartfelt condolences. David was a special man. He certainly left things better than they found him. I will miss him a great deal.


  31. The Parker family
    Roswell, NM

    Dear Patsy and family,
    We are so saddened by your loss. May God wrap his arms around all of you.

  32. Denise Pulsone
    Fort Collins, CO


    Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.Words can not ease the pain of your loss. Know we are here for you if you need.

  33. John Sandifer
    Fort Worth, TX

    I regret Daves passing.

  34. Pat Dunnahoo
    Las Cruces, NM

    Our deepest sympathy go out to Patsy family.

    David and I go way back to Eastside Elementary School and on through Roswell High and the class of 57. David will always have a special place in my heart, rarely a day goes by that hes not in my thoughts.

  35. Sandra Fisher
    Bowie, MD

    My deepest condolences to the family.

  36. Brett Miller
    Fort Collins, CO

    My thoughts and condolences are with you old friend, take care and let me know if you need anything. You know, Im sure we are related from way back and its always good to lean on family.
    Your friend and USDA brother,
    Brett Miller

  37. Bill and Rosy Starrett
    Artesia, NM

    Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. David was not only a great dentist, but a good friend to everyone he was truly one of a kind and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

  38. Ingrid Berlanger
    , MD

    I am so sorry for your loss. Keith always speaks so lovingly of his father and his family.


    Patsy, Please accept my heartfelt sympathy. David was special and he will always be one of my favorite dance partners. I am so glad I got in a good visit with him at his 50th High School Reunion. My thoughts are with you and your family. Zeta Love, Philia

  40. Mike Citty
    Roswell, NM

    Patsy, Keith, Sally and Amy,

    I am so sorry for your loss. He was my friend and I will miss him so much.

    Sincerely Mike Citty

  41. Mike Bolduc
    Franklin, TN

    My earthly heart was broken. I felt it skip a beat when I learned that David had made his transition. My human tears welled in my eyes when I thought that we and his family would now be without his gracious and grand company.

    My spriitual being is filled with love and marvelous memories of David in Roswell High School, basketball, leadership and friendsip. Our spirits will meet again and for that I give thanks to God. David is an eternal friend, never forgotten.

  42. Maurine F. W. Bell DVM
    Riverdale, MD


    I want to send our deepest sympathies to you and your family
    at this time with the loss of your father.

  43. Bob Kathy Irwin
    Allbuquerque, NM

    Our prayers and thoughts are with each of you. Everyone will miss his loving friendship. He was a special person.

  44. Pansy Moffitt
    Roswell, NM

    Patsy, Keith, Amy, and Sally
    Please accept our condolences in the loss of Dr. Miller.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Pansy, Tammy and Jeanette

  45. LeAsia Blackmon
    Laurel, MD

    I am a student who works for Glen Millers son, Keith Miller. Just wanted to give my condolences to Keith and his family. I will be praying for you in this time of bereavement. Much Love

  46. Gwen Jones Dunning
    Roswell, NM

    My memories of David go back to Sunday School at First Methodist Church and later high school and as my dentist for many years...I shall miss him and feel sure he is happy in the hereafter as he was here.


    Words feel inadequate at a time like this ... but please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  48. Terry Alys Wilmot
    Roswell, NM

    David was a dear friend. We will remember the laughter and fun he always brought to us and miss his thoughtful kindness. We send our condolences to Patsy, Keith, Amy, Sally and all his extended family. We know how important you were to him and how much he loved you. Alys and Terry Wilmot

  49. Piar and Mike
    Rociada, NM

    Dearest Patsy,
    Our hearts hurt for you and your family. But our hearts also hurt for us...David was such a class act, and such a loving friend, and we are diminished without him in our lives
    We love you.
    Mike and Piar

  50. wylie briggs
    geneva, NE


  51. Jerry Carolyn Stevens
    Lubbock, TX

    You all are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. David has been a good friend for so many years and we have enjoyed so many good times with both of you. Please know you are loved and we feel your grief, He is one who will truly be missed, but we do have wonderful memories of good friendship. Love to all, Jerry and Carolyn

  52. Dianne Dumas
    Santa Fe, NM

    This a very sad shock but I send condolences and sympathy to Davids family and friends.

    Dianne Dumas
    Santa Fe

  53. John LeNora Correia
    Roswell, NM

    Dearest Patsy and family,
    Our sincerest condolences in your loss of David. He was a precious friend to all he knew. He was always outgoing, had a smile and words to say to everyone.
    We will all miss him.
    John LeNora
    LeNora Dean, RHS Class of 57

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