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Obituaries for July 20, 2021

by Staff Report | July 20, 2021 at 2:32 p.m.


Rex Miller, 82, passed away on June 26, 2021. He was a longtime resident of Highlands, NC, but started life in Stephens, AR.

Custom Home Builder, Restaurateur, Rex excelled in many fields. From humble beginnings, Rex was always an All-Star and grew into an innovative entrepreneur. Unapologetically unique, Rex was also known and loved for his creativity, humor and his beautiful, rich singing voice.

Rex was preceded in death by his dear mother, Alma Lucy Miller, and sister Yvonne Rhinehart. He is survived by his sister, Wanda Maureen Miller, daughters Melodie C. Miller, Alma Lucy De la Cruz, and namesake James Rex De la Cruz.

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” A.A.Milne

A brief goodbye at graveside immediately followed by a Life Celebration will be held on July 24th at 4: pm. Salem Baptist Church, Columbia County, Arkansas.

A celebration of Rex’s life will be held at Highlands United Methodist Church in Highlands, NC at a date to be announced.

Notes, memories and photos can be left on Facebook @ Rex Miller - In Loving Tribute


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