Correction: Obit-Roger Miller story

Published on NewsOK Modified: August 21, 2013 at 5:39 pm •  Published: August 21, 2013
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story Aug. 19 about the death of Roger Miller, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by a family spokeswoman, incorrectly reported Miller's age. He was 44. He would have turned 45 on August 21.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Roger Miller, son of late Jazz owner, dead at 44

Roger Miller, son of late Utah Jazz owner and businessman Larry H. Miller, dead at 44

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Family members say Roger Miller, the son of the late Utah Jazz owner Larry H. Miller, has died.

Roger Miller was "a gentle soul" who will be missed, said family members in a statement released late Sunday. He died Sunday at age 44.

The statement did not detail the circumstances of his death.

The Miller family is one of the most influential in Salt Lake City. In addition to owning the NBA team, the family owns the Salt Lake Bees AAA-baseball team; the Tour of Utah bike race; Miller Motorsports Park; Megaplex Theaters; Fanzz sports apparel store; and several car dealerships.

Roger Miller was married to Cheri Light Miller and had five daughters, four sons and three grandchildren.



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