Robert Harris Miller of Jackson,
Passed away July 8, 2020 at the age of 96. Bob was born on July 14, 1923 in Lansing, the son of Frank and Ruth (Thomas) Miller. He was a 1941 graduate of Eaton Rapids High School. Bob proudly served his country during WWII in the United States Army Air Corp. He married the love of his life, Beulah Mae (Manchester) Miller, on April 24, 1948. After his service in the Army Air Corp, Bob went to work for the Department of Corrections and retired in 1985 with 27 years of service. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing golf, bowling, and farming.
Bob is survived by his wife of 72 years, Beulah; sons, Gregory (Joan) Miller of Jackson and Michael (Lana) Miller of Jackson; grandchildren, Amber (Frank) Greer of Portage, Gena (Chris) Young of Parma, Darcey (Josh) Eagan of Napoleon, Jeff (Amy) Miller of Portage, Robert Miller of Augusta, GA, Joseph Miller of Jerome, and Karon (John) Rinenburg of Naperville, IL; 12 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; special friends, Shari Betz and Tamara Miller. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Martin Miller, and Charles Miller; sister, Mildred “Millie” Vanherweg and brother, Donald, “Deke” Miller.
A funeral mass will be held 11:00 am Wednesday July 15, 2020 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 515 E. Knight St., Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 with Fr. George Puthenpeedika officiating. Interment will follow in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 pm at the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel, 518 S. Main St., Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 with a Rosary being prayed at 7:30 pm. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church or donor’s choice of charity. To share memories and condolences please visit www.millsfuneral.com.
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