Fall River - William Macy Miller Jr., age 64, died at Charlton Memorial Hospital on February 5th, 2007. He was the son of William and the late Mona (Atherton) Miller.
He was born in New Bedford and lived in North Dartmouth most of his life.
In the 1960's Mr. Miller worked at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on the Apollo program that put a man on the moon. He received an award from NASA for a computer test system he designed. In 1995 he retired from Commonwealth Electric where he was Supervisor of the Radio-Electronic and Relay Engineer groups. He was a member of the Utility Communications Council and Chairman of the New England Power Radio Service Committee. Mr. Miller had electronic design articles published in several journals.
Mr. Miller was a member and past president of the Southeastern Massachusetts Amateur Radio association, Inc. where he served as chairman of the Technical Committee for many years. His amateur radio call was K1IBR.
Survivors include a daughter, Renee Camille of Yarmouth Port, and two sons, William of Dartmouth and Eric of Dartmouth; three sisters, Susan Smith of Westport, Dorothy Grosswendt of South Dartmouth, and Margery Miller of New Bedford; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are respectfully omitted.
Funeral services will be private.