James Weldon Miller

April 23, 1944 — July 27, 2021

James Weldon Miller

James Weldon Miller, 77, passed away on July 27, 2021 at his home in Charlotte, NC.

James Miller was born in Iredell County, NC on April 23, 1944 to the late T.L. Nixon and Ada Maddox. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by one sister Mary Roseboro, three brothers Willie (Linda) Maddox, Freedie (Marshell) Maddox, Eugene (Brenda) Nixon and one daughter Tonya Miller.

James graduated from Unity High School class of 1963 where he received his diploma. He moved to Charlotte, NC to pursue a career at Gerardo AmeriSteel where he worked as a supervisor for 35 years until he retired.

He donated his free time encouraging, helping and inspiring his family and friends. He is survived by his wife Carolyn Miller, son Christopher James McCelland (Brandy), daughter Wendy Miller, three sisters Glenda Kirk, Wanda (Robert) Imes, Cynthia Nixon (Wesley) and one brother Dennis (Myra) Nixon, three grandchildren Trenice Gooding, Reagan Herman and Darius McCelland, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

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