Miller, David R.
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Nov. 9, 1933 - June 18, 2010
Dr. David R. Miller, M.D., of Sarasota, died June 18, 2010.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Bahia Vista Mennonite Church.
He was born in Hartville, Ohio, to the Rev. Roman H. and Amanda Overholt Miller. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Joanne of Sarasota; a son, Myron David of Albuquerque, N.M.; a daughter, Rebecca Jo of Sarasota; siblings Delilah Sharp, John Miller, Paul Miller, Ruth Schrock and Lois Sinegar of Hartville and Reuben Miller of Sarasota.
He was a graduate of Eastern Mennonite College, Harrisonburg, Va., Ohio State University Medical School, Columbus, Ohio, and University Pittsburg General Surgery Training, Pittsburg. Dr. Miller practiced and taught surgery for 30 years in Pittsburg and Bellefontaine, Ohio, later performing E.R. medicine in Ohio and Tennessee. Dr. Miller also participated in three short stints of foreign missionary medicine in Ethiopia and Honduras.
Early in life, Dr. Miller developed a lifelong interest in Christian music, starting the Hartville Singers during his college years, a choir that toured extensively and made several recordings.
Retiring at age 65, an avid golfer and Ohio State fan, he became an active member of Bahia Vista Mennonite Church and choir. Please send any gifts to B.V. Singers, Bahia Vista Mennonite Church, Sarasota, FL 34232.
Published in Herald Tribune from June 24 to June 25, 2010