CASCO – David C. Miller, 77, passed away on Thursday, March 26, at his home on Thompson Lake, surrounded by his family.

He was born May 1931, in Berlin, N.H., the son of J. Coleman Miller and A. Leora Miller. He served 22 years in the U.S. Air Force in the security police. He was first stationed in England in 1952. His future as an Anglophile was sealed when he fell for the love of his life, Anne.

He graduated from Edward Little High School, Auburn, Class of 1949, and has continued to participate in the reunion committee. After retirement from military service, he attended the University of Maine, where he had the pleasure of serving as the Veterans Administration representative.

During his years in the Air Force, he was active in international military firearms competitions, winning several awards. He also worked closely with the British police in joint competition. He served as honor guard at memorial services held at the American Cemetery in Cambridge, England. He had the distinction of serving in the USAF Honor Guard at Sir Winston Churchill’s memorial service in London.

He was a member of the Tenth Security Police Association and the Air Force Association, charter member of the Air Force Security Police Association, lifetime member of the Air Force Sergeants Association and founding member of the American Air Museum in Britain.

He was an avid aviation enthusiast all his life and learned to fly light aircraft. As a skilled craftsman, he built the family home on Thompson Lake to which he enjoyed making many improvements over the years. He loved sharing his home on the lake with friends and family from around the world.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Anne, from Luton, Bedfordshire; son, Mark of Portland; daughter, Joy and her husband, Richard Vincent, of Bloomfield, N.J.; granddaughter, Sarah Vincent; he also leaves behind a sister, Carol Cotton of Hampden; brother, Bob Miller of Raymond and Sebring, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; and his younger brother, Paul Miller.

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