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Robert E. (Bob) MILLER


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Robert E. (Bob) MILLER Obituary

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MILLER, Robert E. "Bob" 92, of Middletown, died Friday, August 14, 2015, at home. He was born in Middletown, Ohio on June 14, 1923 to parents William E. and Ollie May (Back) Miller. Bob served his country in the United States Marine Corps where he served from Apr 28, 1942 to Nov 8, 1945. Bob retired from Armco Steel Corp in 1982 after serving in several capacities in the Assigned Maintenance Department, the last being General Foreman of Maintenance. He was in the United States Marine Corp. during World War II and served 27.5 months in the South & Central Pacific and earned the combat action ribbon. He started and served as the first commandant of the Marine Corps League, the Colonel Wm. E. Barber Det. 1191 in Middletown. He was a member of the American Legion Post 218 for 67 years, life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars 3809, member of , Moose Lodge and Jefferson Lodge # 90 F. & A.M. He volunteered at all the veteran organizations to help in any capacity that he could. Bob loved golf and was the treasurer of the Seniors Golf League at Weatherwax Golf Course. He also served as an usher at Breiel Church. On Bob's 90th birthday he parachuted out of an airplane over Hook Field. Bob is survived by his wife, Pauline (Chaney) Sorrell Miller; son, Robert C. (Susan) Miller; sister, Betty Wood; grandchildren, Robert C. Miller Jr., Ty Elliott Miller; 3 great grandchildren; step son, James Lee (Linda) Sorrell III; 4 step grandchildren, and 7 step great grandchildren. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Marilyn Crim; first wife, Marion I. Miller; brothers, William Miller, Jr., Donald R. Miller and step son, Timothy R. Sorrell. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 10:00 am at WILSON-SCHRAMM-SPAULDING FUNERAL HOME, 3805 Roosevelt Blvd., Middletown. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 - 8:00 pm with Masonic services by Jefferson Lodge # 90 F. & A.M at 7:30pm at the funeral home. Interment will be at Butler County Memorial Park with military honors conducted by the Middletown Combined Honor Guard. Memorial donations may be made to Donor's Choice. Please sign the guest book online at WilsonSchrammSpaulding.com
Published in Journal-News on Aug. 17, 2015
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