John H. Miller

Born: Thu., Aug. 24, 1933
Died: Wed., Jun. 14, 2017

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John H. Miller, 83, of Oblong, IL passed away at 9:13 A.M. on Wednesday June 14, 2017 in Robinson, IL.

Born August 24, 1933 in Jasper County, IL he was the son of Joseph C. and Mayme V. (Flynn) Miller. On June 8, 1957 he married Betty E. McCleave who preceded him in death on March 26, 2003.

John was a carpenter and a painter.  He loved to go fishing, listen to Bluegrass and old country western music, and going metal detecting and he was a great storyteller. His family and neighbors referred to him as the Sheriff of McMillerville.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law Johnny and Debi Miller, Oblong, IL, Mike and Kathy Miller, Cannelton, IN, and Gary and Diana Miller Oblong, IL; six grandchildren Darby and Kyle Dishong, Oblong, IL, Danielle and Jonathon Acree, Robinson, IL, Samantha and Chris Wakefield, Marshall, IL, Jacob Miller, Princeton, IN, Elizabeth Miller, Cannelton, IN, and Michael Miller, Cannelton, IN; four great- grandchildren Jackson and Declan Wakefield, Hayes Dishong and Hudson Miller. John is also survived by one brother and sister-in-law Dave and Carol Miller, Oblong, IL; one sister and brother-in-law Catherine and Bill McCleave, Oblong, IL and sister-in law Sharon Miller, Bend Area, along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents, wife Betty E. Miller, infant twin brother Joseph Miller, infant sister Margarita Miller and Brother Otis Miller.

A celebration of John’s Life will be held at a later date.

The family request that in lieu of flowers an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Schools Music Boosters. Envelopes available at or may be sent to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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lois Flynn Wolfe
   Posted Sat June 17, 2017

so sorry for your loss also sorry we haven't kept in touch, blessings to the family.

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