"He was always the first on the scene and the last one to leave," Beard said. He said no job was too small for Miller to do. "He was right there with everybody."
Beard said Miller was a leader who always kept his cool. "He knew how to handle people. The situation could be total chaos and he kept things calm."
His voice filled with emotion, Beard said tragic events like Miller's death are getting more difficult to face as he gets older. Beard said Miller is going to be hard to replace. "His heart and soul was in the community," Beard said.
A spokesperson for the Miller family said the family did not have any comment Saturday, and they were requesting privacy.