Funeral Services for Henry “Bo” Miller, Jr., 74, of West Monroe, LA, will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, September 1, 2021, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe, LA, with Christine Korrodi officiating. Interment will follow in Centerpoint Baptist Church Cemetery in West Monroe, LA.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe.
Henry Miller, Jr., also known as, “Bo”, Daddy Bo, and Papaw, led an amazing, adventurous life surrounded by many friends and loved ones. Bo was born in St. Joe, LA, on December 14, 1946. He was called home on August 26, 2021, with his wife and children by his side.
Bo was best known for his big laugh, big heart, and firm handshake. He never met a stranger. Bo graduated from Holly Ridge High School, where he excelled in all areas of athletics. He earned many awards and a football scholarship to Northwestern State University. But Uncle Sam needed him more and sent him to Vietnam as an Aircraft Electrician and Gunnery SGT with the United States Army.
When he returned from Vietnam, he continued his career with LP&L as a lineman. He loved being a lineman but loved the brothers he worked with even more. Bo retired after many years of service to his community.
Bo loved the outdoors. He loved spending time with his horses, fishing, hunting, and water skiing. He also never backed down from a challenge, especially a good arm-wrestling match. During hunting season, he could be found making memories and telling stories at the hunting camp. More than the outdoors, he loved his family. None more than his wife of 47 years, Fay. They shared a life of summers on the lake, traveling, adventures, laughs, tears, and a love that many dream of. He was blessed with five daughters who he protected and loved fiercely. Not a day went by that they doubted his love for them. Not only did he love his girls, but also their friends who knew him as “Daddy Bo”.
His grandchildren loved their Papaw because they knew they were his world. He loved having them sit in his lap, no matter how big they got, telling them stories of his glory days and watching bull riding and NCIS.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and two precious grandsons.
Left to treasure his memory include his wife, Sylvia Fay Miller; daughters, Dee Dee Trimnal, Susan Miller, Christie Herrington and husband Brian, Tonia Wheeless and husband James, and Kacie Eiswirth and husband Scott; his grandchildren, Kelsey Wheeless, Cody Wheeless, Michaela Williams, Destiny Trimnal, Abigail Williams, Nicholas Williams, Brittney Williams, Brett Herrington, and Drew Eiswirth; sister, Fay “Squeaky” Breaux and husband Gilbert; bonus daughter, Leah McMillan and husband Chase and daughter Audrey; as well as a host of treasured nieces, nephews, and other extended family; and his longtime girlfriend, “Little Debbie”.
Pallbearers will be James Wheeless, Scott Eiswirth, Brian Herrington, Johnny Brewer, Chase McMillan, Thomas Davis, Todd Walker, and Tony Walker.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Nicholas Williams and Brett Herrington.