John W. Miller

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GRAND RIVERS, Ky. - John W. Miller, 85, of Grand Rivers, Ky. died Thursday, December 4, 2013, at Baptist Health in Paducah.

Mr. Miller was a retired Deputy Sheriff in Los Angeles, Calif., Navy Veteran of Korea War, and a member of American Legion Post No. 371 of Lancaster, Calif. and Calvert City VFW Post No. 5739.

Surviving are his wife, Donna B. Miller of Grand Rivers, Ky.; son, Don J. Miller of Grand Rivers, Ky.; daughter, Rachel Ann Williams of Grand Rivers, Ky.; three sisters, Emily Christianson of Seattle, Wash., Ruth Miller of Chesapeake, Va., and Lennie Fornes of New Bern; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thaddeous Coleman Miller and Neva Brinson Miller and son, John William Miller II.

There will be no services for Mr. Miller. Inurnment will be held at a later date at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, Ky.

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Smith Funeral Chapel in Smithland is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Sun Journal from Dec. 31, 2013 to Jan. 3, 2014
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