Maurice Lloyd Miller Sr., 78, Batesville, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016, at his home.
Born Dec. 12, 1937, in Batesville, he was the son of Frederick and Edith (Doyle) Miller.
The U.S. Army veteran proudly served his country from 1961-63 and was involved in the Cuban Missile Crisis and Cold War.
After moving to Batesville, the 1955 New Point High School graduate started working for Batesville Casket Co. in 1955 and retired after 48 years in 2003.
Maurice married Velma Meadows May 20, 1960, in Greensburg, and was a member of Berean Baptist Church, Batesville. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and vacationing in Jekyll Island, Georgia.
Maurice is survived by his loving wife; daughter Melanie Roell (Bill), Batesville; and sons Jerry Miller (Ceil), Batesville, Mike Miller (Tonya), Corbin, Kentucky, and Frederick Miller (Cheryl), Batesville. He will also be missed by his 21 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and sister Janet Duval (Don), Greensburg.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Maurice Miller Jr.; a granddaughter; and his brothers, Keith and Alvin Miller.
Visitation will be Tuesday, March 8, from 5-8 p.m. at Meyers Funeral Home. Funeral services will be there Wednesday, March 9, at 10 a.m. with Pastor Kevin Couch officiating. Burial will take place immediately following services at South Park Cemetery, Greensburg.
Memorials are suggested to the Ripley County Humane Society or Parkinson's Disease Foundation. Online condolences may be posted at www.meyersfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  March 7, 2016