Wilbur D. “Dave” Miller, 74, of Rushsylvania passed away at 5:35 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Brookdale of Marysville.
He was born in Bellefontaine on Nov. 25, 1943, a son of the late Wilson Michael and Bessie Leland Elliott Miller. He is also preceded in death by two sisters, Lura Roth and Alice Ricketts.
On Feb. 3, 1963, he married the former Bonnie Mitchell and she survives along with their three children, Daniel (Darla) Miller and LeAnn Miller, both of Bellefontaine, and Dennis (LeAnn) Miller of Galloway; five grandchildren, Kaelyn, Grant, Alex, Abbey and Grace; five sisters, Martha Albert of West Liberty, Eloise Shirk and Sally (Walter) Stephan, both of Bellefontaine, Maxine (Don) Smith of Lima and Helen Brown of Florida; a brother, Michael (Connie) Miller of West Liberty; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dave was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Rushsylvania United Methodist Church. He worked at Siemens for 33 years as a machine repairman. The hobby he loved the most was making maple syrup. He enjoyed all of The Ohio State University sports and enjoyed living on the farm. He loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a devoted family man and set a wonderful example for his family.
Pastor Scott Miller officiates a memorial service at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine, following visitation that begins at 4 p.m. The Logan County Veterans Honor Guard performs military honors at the funeral home and burial will be in Rushsylvania Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to National Parkinson Foundation of Ohio, 2800 Corporate Exchange Dr. #265, Columbus, OH 43231.
Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.