July 28, 1941 -- March 13, 2021

John E. Miller, 79, of Middlebury, died at 2:00 am on Saturday, March
13 at Elkhart General Hospital. He was born on July 28, 1941 in
Cochranton, PA, to Eli and Elizabeth (Miller) Miller. On May 11, 1961 in
Hartville, OH, he married Lydia Raber; she survives. Survivors in
addition to his wife are four sons, Lyle (Lee) Miller of Goshen, Marion
Miller of Tampa, FL, John Miller Jr. of Bristol, Stan Miller of
Middlebury; daughter, Elsie (Dustin) Miller of Goshen; 15
grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; brother, Wayne (Ruby) Miller
of Goshen; sister, Mary Alice (Oren) Miller of Goshen. He was
preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, William and
Nelson Miller. John was an active member of Townline Mennonite
Church for more than 50 years, serving as an elder, treasurer, and
Sunday School teacher. He was involved with International
Fellowship Haven in Haiti and served on the board for Hearts Alive.
John was an entrepreneur and local business owner, retiring from J
& L Cargo Express in Bristol. He enjoyed fishing and loved and
cherished spending time with his family. Visitation will be from 2:00 -
7:00 pm on Thursday, March 18 at Townline Mennonite Church, 2165
S. 1000 W. Shipshewana. The family will hold a private funeral
service. Services will be conducted by Pastors Dean Yoder and Mel
Eash and Pastor Joel from Haiti. Burial will be in Townline Cemetery,
Shipshewana. Memorials may be given to International Fellowship
Haven in Haiti.

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