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A funeral service will be held at Tharp Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow at Leffler Community Cemetery. A visitation will be held at Tharp Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM.

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Gavin Alexander Miller

April 7, 2004 - October 20, 2022

We are sad to announce the passing of Gavin Alexander Miller of Lynchburg, Virginia.  He died at the age of 18 on October 20, 2022, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident that occurred five days prior.

Gavin was a graduate of Brookville High School, attended Campbell County Technical Center and had future aspirations of beginning a career in law enforcement.  He was an avid reader and fan of cinema, with a strong interest in science fiction, Anime, Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings.  Gavin loved spending time and playing with his younger cousins. His other hobbies included archery and playing basketball as well as a passion for listening to classic rock and roll music.

He is survived by his mother, Tonya Bernard; two sisters, Hannah Thomas and Abby Bernard; maternal grandmother, Suzie Simmons; paternal grandmother, Judy Miller.  He is also survived by several devoted aunts, uncles and cousins who will always carry his memory in their hearts.

He is preceded in death by his father, Jeffrey Miller and his paternal grandfather, Tommy Simmons.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation can be made to Gavin’s funeral expenses. Fund A Family Gavin Miller

A funeral service will be held at Tharp Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow at Leffler Community Cemetery. A visitation will be held at Tharp Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.  To send condolences, please visit tharpfuneralhome.com

Click here to view Gavin’s tribute video

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I am so sorry I could not join you all today. Sending all my love and lots of prayers. So sad, but beautiful service I could feel the pain in your hearts as I cried for you Tonya, Susie, Abby, Hannah and Sabrina. I truly lost it when Ben spoke, what a true gentleman he has become. I love you all so dearly. Keeping everyone in my thoughts and prayers. xoxo

Posted by Darnelle Pugh on October 26, 2022

I'M SO SORRY ABOUT GAVIN'S PASSING, I DO KNOW WHAT YOUR GOING THROUGH!!!! I JUST LOST MY SON TYLER L. SASSARD 25, IN FEBRUARY 2022. I PRAY AND I KNOW YOU DO AS WELL. IM PRAYING FOR YOUR FAMILY.

Posted by DIANNA MICHELLE LIPSCOMB on October 24, 2022

Please accept my sincere condolence for your loss. It truly broke my heart to read about Gavin's accident and death. As both a mother and grandmother, like the two of you are, Tonya and Suzie, I am sure the pain you feel is excruciating and will be for a long, long time to come. I'm certain that all of you are also relying on comfort from Bible promises of a resurrection (Acts 24:15) and the sure future of paradise when all causes of the pain you're experiencing will be completely gone forever. (Rev. 21:4) Tonya, Hannah, Abby, and Suzie, you're all in my prayers.

Posted by Debora Kinney on October 24, 2022

So very sorry to hear the passing of Gavin. My heart goes out to my friends'family. ❤️

Posted by Karen Stone on October 23, 2022

I'm gonna never be the same son. I love you with my whole heart ❤️❤️❤️

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