Michael J. Miller
SPRINGFIELD- Michael J. Miller, 63, of Springfield, Ill., died on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Mike was born Aug 27, 1950, in Macomb the son of Billy Jay and Delores Ann Wilmot Miller. He married Carol Elizabeth (Betsy) Jones, Aug. 27, 1981, in Pawnee. He was preceded in death by his mother; Delores Miller and his sister, Maryln Miller Jones.
Mike worked in Food Service Management for 30 years retiring in 2013. He was a member of The Gate Christian Ministry. Mike graduated from Rushville High School in 1968 and the Spoon River College in 1972. He was a St. Louis Cardinals and a University of Illinois basketball fan.
Mike is survived by his wife, Betsy of Springfield; two sons, David Jay Miller of Virginia, Ill. and William Wade Miller of Springfield; one brother, Steven (wife, LuAnne) Miller of Glenarm, Ill.; two grandchildren, Clayton Jay and Alexis Nadine Miller; his parents Billy and Zelma Miller of Pawnee; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mike's family will meet friends on Sunday, May 18, 2014, from 2 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 4 p.m. at the Curry Funeral Home in Pawnee with pastors Jay Westra and Steve Miller officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to a college trust fund for Mike's grandchildren.
Curry Funeral Home in Pawnee is serving the family of Mike Miller. Online condolences may be expressed at www.curryfh.com.
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