Ray Miller, age 56, of Madison, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at the Cleveland Clinic.
He was born Nov. 12, 1956, in Painesville to Estelle (Lehew) and Raymond G. Miller Sr. He married Christine (Lesso) Oct. 30, 1982, in Mentor.
A 1976 graduate of Painesville Harvey High School. Ray was the man in charge for the night shift at Giant Eagle in Painesville. He enjoyed walks on the beach as well as dancing with his wife. He also enjoyed listening to music. The proud founder and president of the Madison Browns Backers, he had a passion for sports, and was always involved in his son's activities. Ray was a devoted husband and father who loved spending time with his children and granddaughter Makayla.
He is survived by his wife, Christine Miller of Madison; daughters, Crystal Miller of Painesville and Jessica (Robert Gunter) Miller of Madison; son, Nicholas Miller of Madison; granddaughter, Makayla Miller of Madison; mother, Estelle Miller of Painesville; sisters, Mary Ann (Jim) Richner of Painesville, Barbara Schiering of Naples, Fla., and Deborah Snider of Geneva; and brother, Clyde (Janet) Miller of Troy, Mont.
He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond G. Miller Sr.
Friends will be received 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River St., Madison, with a memorial service following at 4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the family.