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John W. Miller, Jr.

d. November 5, 2014

John W. Miller, age 75, of Greenview, passed away on Wednesday November 5, 2014 at St. John’s Hospital.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn, a son Steve (Carol) Miller of Sherman, a daughter Stacy Smith of Maryland; one brother Dan (Leann) Miller of Mason City; grandchildren Joshua Smith, Justin Smith, Terri (Jeff) Stocker, Doug (Gina) Rapp; great-grandchildren Braydon Smith, Abigail, Drew, Timothy, Evan, Lane, Clayton, Chase Stocker, Bryan, Hayley, Tyler Rapp; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and an infant son William.

John was born December 28, 1938 in Athens, IL, the son of John W. and Ruby Adams Miller.

He married Carolyn Dennis on January 23, 1959 in Greenview, IL.

John was a member of the Greenview Christian Church and the Masonic Lodge # ___, where he served as treasurer for several years. He retired from Elm Transit in 2002. John loved working in his garden and sharing his vegetables with his family and friends and spending time with them.

Visitation will be from 5-7 PM on Friday, November 7, 2014 at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Greenview Christian Church in Greenview, IL.

Rev. Blake Canterbury will be officiating.

Burial will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery near Petersburg.

Memorials can be made to the Greenview Christian Church in Greenview, IL.


  1. Carolyn & Family,

    We are so sorry to hear about the passing of John. His memories are forever etched into your heart and may you smile when you think of them. You are all in our prayers.

    Sorry we won’t be able to be there for you. We are in Sun City, AZ for the winter.

  2. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Carolyn & family, Our thoughts and payers are with you all. Heaven has gained another angel.

    David & Debbie Lash

  4. Steve and Carolyn~ So sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Dan’s mom, Paula, will be right behind him.

  5. Carolyn and family you have my sympathy. Will miss seeing the two of you at the post office. May your golden memories bring you comfort.

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