|He was born
Sept. 20, 1925 in Brownhelm Township, where he had lived his entire life in the family
He graduated from Brownhelm High School.
He owned and operated Miller Farm Market in Brownhelm Township.
Miller was a director of the Lorain County Farm Bureau, member of the Brownhelm Township
Zoning Board and a member of Linwood Park Council of Religious Work. He was a 4-H
advisor for 20 years and was a life
member of the Ohio Fruit Growers Association, a past member of Lorain County Bee Keepers
Association, member of Brownhelm Community Christmas and a member of the Farm Bureau
Counci l 4-F. He
enjoyed community Bible study and singing.
He was a member of Church of the Open Door, attending the Messengers Class. He was a
former member of
Brownhelm Evangelical United Brethren, where he was active as a trustee and Sunday
superintendent and teacher.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Shirley Ann (nee Eppley); sons Roger G. Miller and
David D. Miller,
both of Brownhelm, Vernon R. Miller of Alitou, Papua New Guinea, and Duane C. Miller of
15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents,
Bertha (nee Kuellmer) Miller; sisters Beatrice Saley, Grace Miller and Emma Miller and a
Elmira in infancy.
Friends may call Saturday 2 to 4 at Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst.
Friends may also call
on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial service will be held Monday at
2 p.m. at
Church of the Open Door, 43275 Telegraph Road, Elyria. The Rev. Darrell Farney, pastor of
Free Church, Milford and former associate pastor of Church of the Open Door, will
services at Brownhelm Cemetery will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wycliff Bible Translators, c/o Vernon Miller, P.O.
Box 628211, Orlando,