Charles Robert “Bob” Miller of Seaford passed away on Sunday, Feb. 7 after a short illness. 

Bob was born in Laurel and graduated from Laurel High School where he was a stellar athlete. He was also a graduate of the National FBI academy in Quantico, Va., and served in the United States Army. He joined the Seaford Police Department in 1962 and was elevated to Police Chief in 1981, the position he held until his retirement in 1997.

Bob married his best friend and the love of his life, Barbara, in 1962 and they enjoyed 59 wonderful years of marriage. In addition to Barb, Bob is survived by his son, Dave and his wife, Ann, of Topsail Beach, North Carolina; grandchildren Natalie Wilson of New York, Kayla Thompson of Seaford, and Benjamin Miller (USMC) of Christiana; great-granddaughters Adalynn and Nora, numerous nephews and nieces and many, many dear friends.

A visitation was held on Thursday, Feb. 11 at Cranston Funeral Home on Shipley Street, Seaford with the funeral following.

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