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Visitation with the Family

Sunset Hill Cemetery
Monday January 13th, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Interment following funeral service

St. Paul Lutheran Church
Tuesday January 14th, 2020

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Funeral Service

Tuesday January 14th, 2020

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James R. Miller

HERINGTON -  James R. Miller, 84

James Robert Miller, died Thursday afternoon at the Morris County Hospital surrounded by his family.  He was the sixth child of seven children born to Henry William and Hazel Marian (Burdette) Miller.

James attended Delavan Grade School and graduated from Wilsey High School in 1953. On September 23, 1956, he married Carol Jean Bennett.  Together they raised three sons, Kevin, Kent, Kirby, and one daughter, Kristie. 

James was a life time farmer.  When he was not farming he enjoyed being a carpenter and working with oil field production.  He was an avid follower of the KU Jayhawks and a fan of the Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas City Royals.  He enjoyed going to the casino, scratch offs and traveling on trips with his family. 

Proceeded in death by his parents; four brothers, Henry, Jr., Jerry, C. E. “Eddie” Miller, and Don; two sisters, Kathleen and Marilyn; and grandson, Aaron. 

Survivors are his wife, Carol Miller of Delavan; sons, Kevin Miller (wife-Jackie) of Delavan, Kent Miller (wife-Betsy) of Rossville, Kansas, Kirby Miller of Woodbine; daughter, Kristie Miller (Vic) of Hutchinson; seven grandchildren, Allisha, Dusty, Lana, Megan, Coty, Ashlynn, and Brady; sixteen great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 10:00am, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church-Herington, with Rev. Bill Neuman, officiating.  Graveside service will follow at the Delavan Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers was sons, Kevin, Kent, and Kirby Miller, daughter, Kristie Miller, and grandsons, Coty and Dustin Miller.  Family will greet friends, Monday evening at the Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home-Herington Chapel from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. 

Memorials have been designated to the Dickinson County Home, Health & Hospice, or the Morris County Hospital Foundation; and may be sent in care of Yazel- Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home-Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS, 67449-3038.

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My sympathy to Carol and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Bevery (Herpich) Penn Jan 22 2020 12:00 AM

My brother Kelly and I had many many great times at Uncle James and Aunt Carol's farm. Always fun with all the cousins. I will always remember you and keep you close to my heart.

Kim (Thompson) Bullard Jan 11 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Miller

Gail and Carol Burns Jan 11 2020 12:00 AM

Keeping all of your family in my heart and prayers. May your faith help with your sorrow.

Mary Minick Jan 11 2020 12:00 AM

Carol --- thinking of you and your family at this time. Mary K. Sandels

Mary K. Sandels Jan 11 2020 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Carol. Judy & Loren

Judy & Loren Jan 11 2020 12:00 AM

Sympathy to you, Carol, and your family. I remember James always working in the fields. Lola "Jane" Adam Warner

Lola Warner Jan 11 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Miller

Lola Warner Jan 11 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Miller

Jacqueline Mueller Jan 10 2020 12:00 AM

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