Jerrold R. Miller

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Jerrold R. Miller, 75, Ridgedale, Mo., (formerly of Walker, Mo.) passed away on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, at the Veteranís Administration Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark., following a lengthy illness. Jerry was born July 29, 1946, in Torrington, Wyo., to Dale E. and Erma M. (Morrison) Miller. He married Susan Gordon on Dec. 17, 1973, in Miami, Okla., and she preceded him in death on May 3, 2010. He has resided in Ridgedale, Mo., for the past several years with his companion Patty Gross.

Jerry graduated from El Dorado Springs High School Class of 1964. Following high school he served in the United States Navy from 1964-1967. Upon his return from the service he worked as a diesel mechanic and truck driver. Jerry drove a truck all of his life. He enjoyed fishing, riding motorcycles, camping, and being with family. Jerry was a member of the VFW in Nevada.

He is survived by two children: a daughter, Chastity Gillen (Danny), Walker, Mo.; a son, Roger Wayne Miller (Sherri), Douglasville, Ga.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one brother, Dale Miller, Nevada, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, Susan, he was preceded in death by two sons, Troy Miller, and Travis Miller; his parents; a brother, Max Vaughan; and a sister, Connie Couch.

Graveside services with Military Honors will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 9, at Moore Cemetery in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 8, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

Memorials are suggested in his memory to the Wounded Warriors Project in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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