Dick Lee Miller, 73

Dick Lee Miller, 73, North Manchester, passed away peacefully in his residence with his sister, Mary, and two brothers, Paul and Wayne, by his side on Nov. 5, 2017, at 3:25 a.m.

Dick was born in Urbana, on Aug. 3, 1944, to Cecil and Letha (Green) Miller.

Dick was a graduate of Manchester High School, class of 1963. After high school, Dick served in the Vietnam War as part of the U.S. Army. After returning from the war, he worked for Cecil Miller & Sons Excavating from 1967-1986. He was then employed by the Town of North Manchester from 1986 until he retired in 2009. He loved working for the Street, Water, and Sewage Departments. During his free time, he enjoyed fishing, gardening, and putting puzzles together. Dick was a member of the American Legion Post No.402, Laketon, Indiana. He will always be remembered as a loving brother and friend.

Dick is survived by two brothers, Paul Miller, North Manchester, and Wayne (Joann) Miller, North Manchester; two sisters, Mary Lou (Michael) Reed, Akron, and Ruth Ann (Paul) Kline, North Manchester.

He is preceded in death by his parents Cecil and Letha Miller and one brother Jack Miller.

Family and friends are invited to a graveside service Nov. 16, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, State Road 114, one mile west of State Road 13, North Manchester. Pastor J.P. Freeman will officiate.

For those who wish to honor the memory of Dick Lee Miller, memorial contributions may be made to Wabash County Cancer Society, P.O. Box 144, North Manchester, IN 46962, Wabash-Miami Home Health Care, 710 North East Street, Wabash, IN 46992, or Visiting Nurse and Home Hospice, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46814.

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Posted on 2017 Nov 07