John Lawrence "Johnny" Miller(1927 - 2018)

John (Johnny) Lawrence Miller, 90, entered into rest at Central Peninsula Hospital on August 1, 2018.

He was born in Moscow, Idaho on November 22, 1927 to David and Gladys (DeGroff) Miller. Johnny was a logger before joining the Navy where he served proudly on the USS Dixie and USS DeHaven. Johnny became a long-haul truck driver and retired as a teamster, from Mammoth Trucking, in Fairbanks in July 1988.

John was a proud member of the Soldotna Bible Chapel and loved his church family. He was a member of the "Ham Radio Coffee Group" at the Moose is Loose in Soldotna. His Ham radio call sign was "KL7igz." He was also a member of the Elks, VFW, and American Legion.

Johnny made friends wherever he went, shook hands with everyone he met, and always had a kind or funny remark for everyone. He never knew an enemy. John will be sadly missed by family and friends. "Keep on Truckin' Johnny Miller."

He was preceded by his wife Dorothy and son Edward Dean. He is survived by his sons Dale A. Miller (Marla) of Oregon City, OR, John E. Miller (Megan) of Fall City, OR, Larry Miller (Brenda) of Sweet Home, OR; daughters Karen J. Miller of Fairbanks, AK, Dawn Davis (Brad) of Fairbanks, AK; and longtime companion, Donna Kralick of Soldotna, AK.

A graveside service with Military Honors will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 at the Soldotna Community Memorial Park in Soldotna, followed by a celebration of life at 11 a.m. at the Soldotna Bible Chapel, 300 W. Marydale Ave. Soldotna, AK.

Funeral Home

Anchorage Funeral Home & Crematory
1800 Dare Ave. Anchorage, AK 99515
(907) 345-2244

Published in The Peninsula Clarion on Aug. 5, 2018