Arthur D. Miller, 91, of Bellevue, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at his home.
He was born July 15, 1921, in Tiffin, Ohio, the son of Aaron and Nina (Biller) Miller.
He was employed by Central Soya until his retirement in 1982, and was also the owner of A.D. Miller Construction. He married the former Betty Jane Murphy on April 11, 1942, at First Baptist Church, Bellevue; she preceded him in death in 2007.
Art was a W.W.II army
veteran serving in Europe in the 778th Tank Battalion, 11th Armored Division. He served under General Patton in the Battle of the Bulge.
He was a member of First Baptist Church and VFW
Post 1238, Bellevue. He enjoyed working around the house as he could fix anything, camping, and spending time with his family. He proudly displayed the American flag continuously for over 65 years.
He is survived by his daughters, Arlene (Leo) Missler, of Bellevue, Kay (Jerry) Zieber, of Bellevue, Peggy (Bill) Plate, of Bellevue, and Sally (Jim) Hamilton, of Perrysburg; 16 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Barnita Gerber, of Bellevue, and Juanita Sting, of Tiffin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter, Mary Miller; great-grandson, Jax Dougherty; four sisters, Lillian Smith, Naomi Warner, Lucille Shell, Helen Schaaf; and brothers, Ralph, Albert, Aaron, and Boyd Miller.
Friends will be received on Friday, Jan. 4, from 2-8 p.m. at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, where a funeral service officiated by the Rev. Dan Howard and the Rev. Lee Weiss will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Bellevue City Cemetery with military honors.
Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.foosfuneral.com.