Daniel John Miller

Friday, December 3, 2021

Daniel John Miller, 49, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at his home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. Dan was born Sept. 7, 1972 in Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., to Alan C. and Barbara J. (Glenn) Miller. On Sept. 19, 1999, he was united in marriage to Leila Lynn Irwin in Nevada and she survives of the home.

Dan grew up in Wyoming and graduated from Laramie High School in 1991 where he was an All-State Goalie for his soccer team. Following high school he attended Central Christian Bible College in McPherson, Kan., the University of Wyoming, and Missouri Southern State College Police Academy. Dan worked for the Nevada Police Department for five years, and the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department for the past 20 years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, and the Southwest Missouri Drug Trask Force. Dan enjoyed rock climbing, playing video games, and was an avid supporter of Nevada Little League Tiger Cheerleaders.

In addition to his wife Leila, he is survived by two children, Samuel Miller and Emberlie Miller, both of the home; father, Alan Miller, Shell Knob, Mo.; grandmother, Elizabeth V. Miller, Frankfort, Ind.; sister, Elizabeth Ann Bradshaw (Anthony), Franklin, Tenn.; three nieces and three nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother; and his grandfather, John Dale Miller.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m, Tuesday, Dec. 7, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada, with visitation following until 8:30 p.m.

Memorials are suggested in his memory to the Shriner Children’s Hospital in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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