Richard M. “Dick” Miller, age 82, of Edon, Ohio, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021, in his home. Mr. Miller was a graduate of Edon High School and was employed by Simpson Industries as a quality inspector, retiring with thirty years of service. He enjoyed working on cars and doing mechanic work for various race teams in the area, wood working, gardening, and being involved with the Williams County Historical Society.
Richard M. Miller was born on August 15, 1938, the son of Raymond and Juanita (Rigelman) Miller. He married Shelby G. Gump and she preceded him in death on April 17, 1987. He then married Lulah (Gillett) Ray on December 16, 1990, in Edon and she survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Raymond (Sandy) Miller, of Edon, Richard L. Miller, of Montpelier, Ohio, Donald Miller, of Edon; one daughter, Sherry (Dave) Slater, Edon; his stepchildren, Larry (Cheri) Ray, of Paulding, Ohio, Rodney Ray, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Mitchell (Tracy Nichols) Ray, of Angola, Indiana, Debra (Coy) Ray-Huff, of Angola, and Lola (Scott) Cline, of St. Joe, Indiana; two sisters, Ruth (Gary) Lewis, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Sue Rumsey, of Angola; ten grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; twelve step-grandchildren; fourteen step-great-grandchildren; and his beloved dog, Rusty. He was also preceded in death by one son, Darrin Miller; three brothers, David, James and Dean Miller; and two grandsons, Dean and Trevor Miller.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021, from 3:00-7:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 204 West Indiana Street, Edon. Services will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edon, with his grandson, Josh Slater, officiating. Interment will follow in Columbia Cemetery. The family will also receive visitors for one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 A.M., in the funeral home.
Due to the ongoing pandemic restrictions, the family will receive friends while observing social distancing precautions. The family requests visitors use masks in accordance with state mandates. Anyone showing any symptoms of illness is asked to please share condolences by a phone call, email, text message, or leaving a condolence at the funeral home website.
Memorials are requested to Williams County Humane Society or Williams County Historical Society.