Winfield Edward Miller and his twin brother Willard John were born on January 15, 1906, in Wakefield, Nebraska to William and Clara Miller. In 1909, the Miller family moved to Happy, Texas. Eventually, the Miller family would consist of WE and WJ being the second and third children in the family. The twins attended the Happy schools until they had finished the grades available there at that time the family moved to Canyon so that the twins could graduate in 1924.
At some time in his life Winfield Edward became "Windy" Miller because of his talent for telling stories after graduation windy attended West Texas State for several years.
Windy was the first scout master for Cub Scouting in Canyon. He also held membership in the Phoenix Club at WTSU and was active in Lions Club. Windy held the office of treasurer on the district level in Lions Club. His paticular interest was in the Lions Club camp for crippled children in Kenville. Many Canyon residents will remember him in his Santa Claus suit at Taylor & Sons, a part that he played for over forty years.
Windy married Beulah Clevinger on March 29, 1929 in Amarillo. They were to become the parents of three children all of whom graduated from Canyon HS. Windy was always an avid Eagle Fan and was a familiar site at the Homecoming Assemblies. He was frequently recognized as the earliest graduate of CHS to be present.
For 42 years, Windy married worked for the US Postal Service, first as a postal clerk and then as a rural mail carrier. He retired from the postal service in 1965. He was an active member of the Presbyterian church serving as a Deacon, an Elder, and also as treasurer.
Windy enjoyed cooking; and finally collected his favorite recipes in a cookbook which was published. It was not unusual to see Windy at garage sales on Saturday morning hunting for a bargain or for a keychain to add to his collection
Winfield Edward Miller died on February 5, 1984, at the age of 78.