Graveside memorial services with military honors for Carl James “Jim” Miller, 77, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Miller died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at his home.
He was born June 4, 1933, in Ottawa, the son of George Gerald and Florence Marie Neblong Miller. He graduated from Waverly High School in 1950. He served in the United States Marine Corps in Korea, and received the National Defense, United Nations, and Korea service medals.
Mr. Miller had worked for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, worked as an electrical lineman for KP&L, an ironworker, and retired from E&E Display Group. He enjoyed fishing, reading, woodworking, and deer hunting, and enjoyed spending time with family.
He married Donna M. Corel in Nov. 17, 1951 in Douglas County. She preceded him in death, as did his parents.
Survivors include a daughter, Carla Harris, Lawrence; a son, Gerald “Jerry” Miller and wife Kym, Eudora; a brother, David Miller and wife Cynthia, Burlington, Kan.; a niece, Glennette Corel; four granddaughters, Nicole, Dawn, Hillary, and Bree, and four great grandchildren, Sammi, Taylor, Parker, and Calee.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehab, & Hospice Care, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS, 66044.
Messages & Condolences
Carla, I’m so sorry to hear about your Dad passing away. He is with your Mom now and resting in peace. You were a daughter that was there for both you Mom and Dad ALL THE WAY….I know you will miss him very much.
But, I wanted you to know our Prayers and Thoughts are with you and your family. We are still in Texas or I’d me there for you.
But, I wanted to let you know I’m thinking of you…….Wanda and Dean Howard
Carla and Jerry,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of your family. I will miss your dad so much, but have lots of great memories.
Lynn from LMH
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