Rodney James Miller, beloved husband of the late Sandra Miller for 57 years, handed away on Friday, July 1st, 2022 on the age of 81. He was the devoted father of Jeffrey (Kati) of Cincinnati, Ohio and Steven (Anita) of Raleigh, North Carolina; loving grandfather of Gregory, Jonathan, Nikita and Alexander; pricey brother of the late John Miller (Karen) the late Sweet Miller and the late Chris Miller; and brother-in-law of Gail Madak (Invoice); and loving pal of Carol Baker for the final two years of his life. He was a loyal husband, father, grandfather, brother, son, uncle and pal.
Rod was born on August 25, 1940 in Bryan, Ohio to the late Colenzo and Lola Miller. He attended Bowling Inexperienced State College and graduated in 1962 with a level in Enterprise. Whereas at Bowling Inexperienced, he was in the US Air Power ROTC and upon commencement entered the Air Power.
Rod served for six years in the US Air Power reaching the rank of Captain. He was a navigator and weapons officer on B-52s, served two excursions in Vietnam and flew over 100 fight missions. Upon leaving the Air Power, Rod and Sandy lived in Toledo and Cincinnati, Ohio, Scotts Valley, California and finally retired in The Villages, Girl Lake, Florida.
A 24 12 months resident of the Village of La Reynalda, The Villages, Florida. Rod was an lively member of the New Covenant United Methodist Church serving as Finance Officer within the early years, cashiering at Bargains and Blessings, taking part within the Males’s Prayer Breakfast and main bible research.
Rod loved touring, cruising with household, buddies and neighbors, enjoying golf, softball and poker with the neighbors, was a member of the Lion’s Membership and American Legion Put up 347 and was an avid collector. Rod & Sandy couldn’t move a storage sale hoping to seek out their newest treasure. Rod was admired by all and will probably be tremendously missed.
A celebration of life will probably be held on the New Covenant United Methodist Church at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the household asks you to contemplate a donation in Rod’s reminiscence be made to the New Covenant United Methodist Church.