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Robert Eugene Miller, 87

May 12, 2014

Robert Eugene Miller, 87, of Brookville, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at home.

He was born Jan. 15, 1927, in Ramseytown, a son of the late Richard Levi and Catherine Margaret (Delp) Miller.

On Oct. 22, 1948, he married the former Evelyn Janet Harris. She preceded him in death on Sept. 17, 2004.

Mr. Miller was a United States Army veteran, having served in World War II.

He worked as an equipment operator for Airco Speer Graphite in St. Marys until his retirement in 1999.

His enjoyments were his family and friends, fishing, hunting and crossword puzzles.

He is survived by four children, Larry A. (Joyce) Miller of Brookville, Robert L. Miller of Brookville, Janet Marie (Samuel) Hetrick of Knox Dale, and Mary Katherine (Don) Wright of Knox Dale; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; six brothers, Dean, Martin, Ivan, Raymond, Charles and Melvin Miller; and four sisters, Mary Schepis, Marie Dinger, Evelyn Terwilliger and Emaline Adams.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Brenda D. Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Brookville.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 15, 2014, at the funeral home, officiated by Pastor Kevin Bockus.

Military honors will be accorded by the Brookville American Legion Post No. 102 and VFW Post No. 204.

Interment will follow at Lakelawn Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com.

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