Orville J. Miller, 82, of Lincoln, passed away October 21, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family.
Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Friday, October 28, 2016 at 10 AM also at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Irish Grove Cemetery, Middletown.
Orville was born November 5 , 1934 in Lincoln, IL., the son of Orville J. Miller Sr. and Grace (Harness) Miller. He married Barbara Snyder on July 2,1955 in Mason City, IL.
Survivors include: his wife Barb Miller of Lincoln; daughters Paula K. (Tony) Dinger of Lincoln and Karen S. (Richard) Letterle of Lincoln; 6 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 1 on the way, and 4 great great grandchildren; sisters Barbara Pfeifer of MO., Kay Hill of TN., Marjorie (David) Yeates of Greenview, and Shirley (Darrell) Barthel of SC.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers Richard and David Miller
Orville retired from Haco Chemical Company in Atlanta, IL. He as a farm helper to many farmers in the area. He enjoyed fishing, listening to his grandson play music, and Nascar Racing, especially Earnhardt.
Memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home.