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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Memorial Service now set for the late great James (Jim) Miller

Jim Miller
James (Jim) Allen Miller, 78, of Virginia, Missouri passed away May 22, 2015 at his home.

Jim was born March 14,1937 in Amoret, Missouri the son of Lester E. Mller and Sylvia R. Miller.

Jim married Nellie Jo Williams ( Later Divorced) and married Carol Sue Goode. He was preceded in death by his wife Carol Sue, Daughter Pamela Elaine Miller, Daughter Sherri C. Miller, His parents, Brothers Lester (Red) E. Miller Jr., Osborne (Ossie) R. Miller, Harold (blackie) Marvin Miller, Sisters Vera Kathryn Miller-Akana, Barbara Lenore Miller. He is survived  by brother Frank (Frankie) Warren Miller a sister Myrtle (Mert) Evelyn Miller Sherman, Grand son Sargent Matthew (Matty) Jacob Miller, Grand daughter Breianna (Annie) Miller and numerous nieces,nephews,cousins and close friends.

Jim graduated from Miami High School in 1955. He served in the United States Army from 1960 until he was honorably discharged in 1966. Jim served in the Korean War and during his term in the service he was awarded a Good Conduct Metal and a letter of Appreciation as a rifle marksmen. After the military days he worked and retired from Ryder Rentals. He started work mechanic and worked his way up to KC District Safety Manager until his retirement. Jim enjoyed racing along with his nephew Bill Miller. He was friend with Judd Larson, Indy car racer unill Judd's Death.

A memorial service in celebration of Jim's life will be held at the Virginia United Methodist Church in Virginia Missouri on JUNE 20, 2015 from 2pm-4pm.

Jim's wishes was to be cremated and his ashes will be buried at 96 Cemetery in LaCygne, Kansas. In lieu of flowers the family wishes contributions to be made the Veteran's Association in care of the Showengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler, Mo.