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Obituary for Joe J Miller

Date of Birth: 9/28/1919

Date of Death: 3/1/2008

Age: 88

Apple Creek OH

"APPLE CREEK -- Joe J. ""Josie"" Miller, 88, of Apple Creek, died Saturday, March 1, 2008, at his home following an extended illness. He was born in Holmes County on Sept. 28, 1919, to Joe S. and Tena (Miller) Miller and married Fannie E. Weaver on March 6, 1941. She died Jan. 21, 1999. He was a retired barn builder and a member of the Old Order Amish Church. He is survived by children, Wayne J. (Clara) Miller of Dalton, Sarah Alice ((Eli) Miller of Dalton, Ray J. (Marilyn) Miller of Kidron, Nettie (Crist) Miller of Millersburg, Mary Magdalena (Wayne H.) Miller of Apple Creek and John Emery Miller of Apple Creek; 20 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a sister-in-law, Annie Miller of Millersburg; and a brother-in-law, Abe A.M. Miller of Millersburg. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Miller Jr.; three brothers; four sisters; and a great-grandson. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Paul A. Miller residence, 8899 Zuercher Road, Apple Creek, with Bishop Ray Coblentz officiating. Burial will be in Hershberger Cemetery, Paint Township, Wayne County. Friends may call anytime at the Paul A. Miller residence. Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton is handling arrangements. The family is grateful for the wonderful care Josie received from Hospice of Holmes County, and in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Holmes County, 931 Wooster Road, Millersburg 44654"