John Conrad Miller Sr., 95, Orbisonia, passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at home surrounded by his family.
Born Jan. 1, 1926, he was a son of the late Arthur and Mary (Grissinger) Miller.
He is survived by children, Darlene Gilliland, Eugene Miller and wife, Vicki, Roy Miller; Maryann Bennett and husband, James, John Miller Jr. and companion Annette, 11 grandchildren, Cory, John III, Kassandra, Robert III, Matt, Alisa, Jamie, Stacy, Erica, Penny, and Roy Jr., and 29 great-grandchildren.
Sisters, Freda Yohn, Betty Ramsey and Helen Miller, also survive.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Lois E. (Glunt) Miller, and brothers, Norman and Ray Miller.
Mr. Miller was a decorated soldier in the U.S. Army, having served his country honorably during World War II, enduring as a POW, and receiving the Purple Heart for his valiant sacrifices.
After his service, Mr. Miller enjoyed camaraderie at the VFW, American Legion and Sons of Italy.
In his free time, he enjoyed traveling, and attending auto auctions. He spent time outdoors doing yard work and fishing. More than anything, he cherished his time with his friends and extended family.
A funeral service will be held at Heath-Anderson Funeral Home, Mount Union at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, with the Rev. Ed Seeley officiating. Interment to follow at Rockhill IOOF Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan, 15, and from 10 a.m. Saturday until the time of the service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.”