James Russell Miller, 55, of Kantner, died on Nov. 16, 2011 at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown. Born Oct. 11, 1956 in Somerset, he is the son of the late Paul H. Miller and Edna (Roadman) Miller of Sipesville. He is also preceded in death by his sister Brenda. He is survived by his mother; brothers: William Miller of Sipesville and Randy Miller of Somerset; nieces: Penny, Jennifer, and Candi; nephew Denny; and great-nieces: Jenna, Kaylee, and Karmen. James was a cook at C & R Tavern in Kantner. He enjoyed fishing, rafting, and exploring caverns. A graveside committal service will be held at Shanksville Cemetery at 11 a.m. Monday. Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset. Online condolences may be sent to www.millerfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.