Richard Lester Miller 91 of Aurora died Thursday, April 10, 2014. He was born June 8, 1922 in Harrisburg, OH, to late Samuel and Mary Elizabeth (Goldsmith) Miller.
Richard took over the family dairy farm after his father passed away. He was married 67 year to Marion Mae Stutzman and together they ran the family dairy farm in Aurora for over 20 years, and then he worked as road supervisor for the City of Aurora for 20 years.
At 91 years of age he was still operating his own roadside stand, which became a community gathering place. He also worked for Crown Mold doing general maintenance. He enjoyed hunting, gardening, and working with stain glass. He attended Hope Community Church in Hudson and formerly attended the Aurora Mennonite Church, and was a member of the Aurora Historical Society.
Survivors his children, Lynn (Marcy) Miller of Streetsboro, Ron (Cheryl) Miller of Garrettsville, Judy Bray of Aurora and Mike (Cindy) Miller of FL, 18 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Marion Mae Miller who died June 14, 2013, his sisters, Florence Richards, Verna Schmucker, Alice Miller, Mildred Schmucker, brothers, Forest, Arthur, Paul, and Leroy Miller.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Aurora Mennonite Church in Aurora. Burial was in the Aurora Mennonite Church Cemetery in Aurora. In lieu of flower the family request memorials to the American Diabetes Association or Missions at Hope Community Church. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.sscfuneralhomes.com.
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