A graveside memorial service with military honors for Robert Stanley Miller, 79, Lawrence, will be held 11 a.m. Monday, September 9, 2013, at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Miller died Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, Kansas.
He was born July 12, 1934, in Lawrence, to William Lafayette and Effie L. Fetty Miller. He was a proud Lawrence native and worked as an automotive mechanic for 40 years, serving 25 years at McCrory Otasco. He was married to Sylvia Higgins for 14 years.
Mr. Miller served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a lifetime member of the VFW, and a member of the honor guard.
Survivors include: Robert S. Miller II (son) and wife Randi Stout of Manhattan, KS; Rick D. Freeman (son) of Paducah, KY; Sarah M. Miller (daughter) of Lawrence, KS; Sherry Wherry (daughter) and husband Ridley of Wichita Falls, TX; Margie Hopkins and Patty Dillon (step-sisters), of Lawrence, KS; Helen Miller (sister-in-law) of Redding, CA; Jessica Freeman (granddaughter) of Lawrence, KS; Joshua Freeman (grandson) of Topeka, KS; Amber Wherry (granddaughter) of Wichita Falls, TX; and Sylvia Bigsby (former wife) and husband Steve of Lawrence, KS.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers; William L. Jr., Wesley W., Donald A., Lloyd C., Glenn A., and step-brothers Danny and Donnie Dillon.
The family suggests memorials to the VFW Post 852, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory, PO Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Messages & Condolences
Robert, Sarah, Rick & Sherry; So sorry to hear about uncle Bobby. I have a lot of wonderful memories thanks to Uncle Bobby and all of you. He will be missed greatly. Take care.
So sorry for your loss. Bobby & I worked together for many years @ OTASCO. He could fix anything.
We are in CA and sorry we can’t attend and express our sympathy in person.
So sorry for your loss. Bob will be missed by many family and friends.
With deep sympathy .
Butch and Cindy Hout
Sherry, Ridley, and family,
We send out deepest condolence. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of the Miller family.
With deepest sympathy,
Marie & Willie
We are sorry to hear about your loss.
Please, let us know if is anything we can do to help. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Im so sorry to hear of bob’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you and he will be missed.
Sherry and Family,
So sorry to hear of your loss. May God comfort you with his peace and strength.
With heartfelt sympathy,
Marianne & Tommy
Robert,Sara, Rick and Sherry and other family and friends. So sorry for your loss. Bob was a great man and I have so many good memories of him. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace Bob and tell my dad I said I Love Him.
To Bob’s friends and family,
Here’s hoping that you find comfort in happy memories. May you find peace and strength with each passing day. Please know our sorrow for your loss and that you are in our thoughts always.
With deepest sympathy,
Steve and Sylvia Higgins Bigsby
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