Gene R. Miller, age 80, of Lyons, passed away at Defiance Inpatient Hospice on April 5, 2017.
He was born on February 3, 1937 in Wauseon to the late Raymond and Victorine (Dominique) Miller.
He was a 1955 graduate of Lyons High School. After graduating he joined the Army and served from 1962-1964.
Gene then worked for Gulf Oil Service Station, Medusa Cement Company and M & K Metals for many years. He was a former member of the Delta Eagles and Isaac Walton League. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, camping, playing cards and spending time with family and friends.
Gene is survived by his children; Gene (Patty) Miller, of FL, Kenny (Laura) Miller, of FL, Teresa (Bill) Ellis, of NC, Angie Miller-Chase, of Delta, and Roy (Kathy) Miller, also of Delta; a step-daughter, Karen (Joe) Boyd, of Delta; fifteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; six siblings, Don, Linda, Tom, Lucy, Doug and Bob Miller. He was preceded in death by his son, Paul Miller, sisters, Joann Miller and Janet Hester, and his brothers, Sam and Howard Miller.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, 6817 State Route 66N, Defiance, Ohio 43512 in his memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com