MIller, William

Written by David Green.

William Miller, 78, of Lyons, Ohio, died July 10, 2010, at the Toledo Hospital in Toledo, Ohio.

He was born March 8, 1932, in Morenci, Mich., the son of Joseph and Edna (Divert) Miller. On Sept. 7, 1952, in Lyons, he married Reva Seigneur and she survives.

Bill lived most of his life in the Lyons area.  He was a graduate of Morenci High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  He was formerly employed at Stubnitz-Green in Adrian, Mich., from where he retired in 1987. Bill was a member of the East Chesterfield Christian Church, the Lyons V.F.W., Lyons Historical Society (past president) and a former member of the Lyons Odd Fellows Lodge. 

Besides his wife, Bill is survived by a daughter, Cheryl (and Francis) Ladd of Sand Creek, Mich.; two sons, Kenneth (and Sheril) Miller of Brunswick, Ohio, and Mark (and Patricia) Miller of Archbold, Ohio; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Joyce Everingham of Adrian; and one brother, John Miller of Adrian.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Betty Poling and Phyllis Nelson; and two brothers, Jim and Richard Miller.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 15, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with Pastor Mark Harris officiating. Burial will follow at the Lyons Cemetery in Lyons.  Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 4 and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the East Chesterfield Christian Church or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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