LIMA — Mickey M. Miller, 79, passed away August 14, 2014 at 5:23 p.m. at Springview Manor Nursing Home, with his family present. He had been battling Acute Myelogenous Leukemia and Crohn's Desease for several months.
Mickey was born on December 30, 1934, in Lima, Ohio to Everett and Carmen (Drake) Miller
He married Emily Adams December 24, 1957. She survives in Lima. He served in the United States Army in West Germany, from 1957 through 1959. He attended DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana and The Ohio State University. He attended Spring Training Camp with the Milwaukee Braves for two years. He was a sports trivia buff, enjoyed harness racing, crossword puzzles, the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians. He retired as the Deputy Auditor of Allen County. He had also worked for Bill Sharpe Insurance and the Buckeye Pipe Line, Co. He was a member of the Shawnee Country Club, B.P.O.E. # 54, K of C, and the VFW Post 1275.
He is survived by: three daughters, Apryl (Tony) Burtchin, of Bellefontaine, OH, Natalie Cannon of Darien, Ga, and Lori (Tom Vojtush) Faccenda; a son, Mark Miller, of Lima, OH; eight grandchildren, Erika Cannon, Vanessa Oren, Tiffany Kirchner, Tatum Faccenda, Adam Burtchin, Nicholas (Jessica) Burtchin, US Army, Afghanistan, Alexis Long, and Cameron Burnett; five great grandchildren, Mackenlie, Skye, Ryah, Amara, and Carter; a niece, Kathy (Randy) Egolf and her two children, of Powell, OH, three cousins, Kathy Byrne, Michael Miller, and Rahdonna Mulholland; an aunt, "Dody" Miller
He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Tony Faccenda and a sister-in-law, Susan (David) Chapman.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 12:00 Noon to 8:00 P.M. at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima, Ohio.
A Memorial Service will be held at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. Pastor Josh Gelatt will officiate.
Interment will be in Spencerville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to
or the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America, P.O. Box 1245 Albert Lea, MN 56007
Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.