Christopher C. Miller, Jr., 66, died January 18, 2009 in Ocean Springs, MS. He was born in Hattiesburg, MS, to Christopher, Sr. and Maggie Holmes Miller. He was a resident of the Gulf Coast most of his life and attended Pascagoula schools. He also served his country in the United States Air Force.Mr. Miller had an amazing lifelong career as an accomplished musician, song writer and entertainer which began at age three singing solo in church, and later in high school as the lead singer of "The Flames," a popular teen band. In the early sixties, he and several friends formed the successful "Soul Brothers" band and shortly after, cut a top forty hit record. The group quickly gained local celebrity status as they played music along the Gulf Coast. He later went to Hollywood, CA, joined the Screen Actors Guild and found work in local theater productions and television spots. He also performed at the Disneyland Hotel and several Las Vegas casinos. He then launched a solo career and for many years performed for audiences across the United States and abroad. He spent the last few years of his impressive, musical journey as a member of the local gospel trio, "Decision." During his spare time he enjoyed photography, gourmet cooking and watching football. His immense talent will be missed by many.Mr. Miller was preceded in death by his parents, Maggie and Chris Miller, Sr.; his maternal grandparents Oneida and Thad Thomas, and paternal grandparents Emma and Thomas B. Miller.He is survived by his son, Scott (Leann) Miller of Moss Point, MS; his daughters Lauri (Robert) Stovall of Grand Bay, AL and Michelle Miller of Moss Point and step-daughter Joni (Tom) Austin of Gulfport, MS; his brother John (Vondell) Miller and sister Shari (Ron) Wyatt both of Ocean Springs; former wife, mother of his children and friend Maxine Killingsworth of Moss Point; eleven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, three nephews, two nieces and several cousins.Visitation will be Saturday, January 24, 2009 10am to 12pm at Heritage Funeral Home with the service following at 12pm from the chapel with Dr. Robbie Howard officiating. Burial will follow at Magnolia Cemetery of Lucedale, MS.