George Miler

Saturday, July 9, 2016

George Miler, 79, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2016, at his home in Nevada. George was born Dec. 26, 1936, in Horton, Mo., to Homer and Viola Faye (Vincent) Miler. He was united in marriage to Clara Rutherford on Oct. 17, 1956, in Great Bend, Kan., and she survives of the home.

George was raised in Vernon County. George was known as a "Jack" of all trades. He worked at various jobs including time in the oilfields, painting water towers, and truck driving. George retired as a diesel mechanic. He enjoyed watching westerns on TV and he had a quiet disposition.

In addition to his wife, Clara, he is survived by three daughters, Diana Dennison (Gene), Walker, Janice Gwin (David), Nevada, and Maryann Canet (John), Burns, Kan.; two sons, Terry Miler (Carol), Walker, and Randy Miler (Amy), Lamar; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Raymond Lee Miler, Lamar; and two sisters, Anna Mary Johnson, Casper, Wyo., and Julia Carpenter, Nevada, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one son, Daryl Dean Miler.

A Celebration of Life service will be held by the family at 6 p.m., Monday, July 11, at 903 Grand, in Lamar.

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