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Charles Jacob "Buck" Miller Jr.
Charles Jacob "Buck" Miller Jr.

Charles Jacob "Buck" Miller Jr., founder of a Carroll County contracting company, died Tuesday from heart failure at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 71. The son of farmers, Mr. Miller was born in Baltimore and was 9 when he moved with his family to Hampstead. He was a 1958 graduate of North Carroll High School. "He was actually in high school when his parents helped him buy his first piece of equipment in 1957. He began the business digging ponds and septic systems," said a son, Charles Jacob "C.J." Miller III of Westminster, who works in the family-owned business. "He formally incorporated C.J. Miller Co. in 1959." When he...