LeRoy K. Miller, 98, Washington, passed away, Sunday, April 14, 2013, in New Haven.
LeRoy, son of the late John Miller and wife Ella, nee Gauger, was born Sept. 14, 1914, in Naperville, Ill. He was united in marriage to Esther Selig Sept. 19, 1936, in Naperville, Ill. During their 52 years together, they raised one son, Wynn Miller. After Esther's death, LeRoy married Linda L. Ernewein March 21, 1992, in St. Louis.
LeRoy served his country in the U.S. Navy
during World War II
. He loved the St. Louis Cardinals and until the last few years stayed very active in the community. He was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, the VFW
, the American Legion, and was also the president of his naval reunion group.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his first wife, Esther Miller; and parents, John and Ella Miller.
He is survived by his wife, Linda L. Miller, Washington; one son, Wynn Miller and wife Vickie, Webster Groves; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at St. Peter's UCC, Washington.
Memorial donations may be made to the Franklin County Honor Flight, P.O. Box 60, Union, MO 63084, or the
, 9370 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132.
The family was served by Miller Funeral Home, Washington.