Thomas James Miller

July 3, 2014 ~ February 20, 2024 (age 9) 9 Years Old

Thomas Miller Obituary

Thomas, “Tommy” James Miller, 9, of Fayetteville, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 from 11 AM - 12 noon at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home. A Funeral service will be held at 12 PM at the Jernigan-Warren Chapel. Burial will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park.

Tommy was born at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center on July 3, 2014. From the day he was born he brought so much love and joy into the lives of his parents and his sister. He loved to tell jokes and make others laugh and he was known for his happy spirit.

Tommy was in the 4th grade at Cumberland Mills Elementary School. His favorite hobby was taking things apart to see what they were made of and putting the parts back together to create new things. He loved to race his remote-controlled cars and fly his RC Drone; Tommy was very competitive. His favorite color was Red however his favorite team was the Broncos.

In his spare time, he would collect and trade Pokémon cards and if it was his choice of what to eat for supper it would be seafood, and his favorite was crab legs.

Tommy was a loving son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend to all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his grandpa, whom he was named after, Thomas Rutledge Miller.

Tommy is survived by his parents, James “Jamie” Thomas Miller, and Terrilyn Riley; sister, Hannah Miller; paternal grandmother, Phyllis Miller; maternal grandparents, Diane Burnworth and Robert Riley; Aunts, April Knight, Meagan Petryk, Crystal Isaacs, and numerous Cousins.

His parents were so blessed to have him as their son, to know Tommy was to love him.

The family would like to thank the firefighters, paramedics and first responders that did all that they could do to help them in their time of need.

Funeral arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, N.C. 28301

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March 5, 2024

11:00 AM to TBD
Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
545 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Celebration of Life
March 5, 2024

12:00 PM
Jernigan-Warren Chapel
545 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

March 5, 2024

1:00 PM
Lafayette Memorial Park
2301 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301


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