Willard D. Miller
October 28, 1943 -- January 8, 2020
Willard D. Miller, 76, of Middlebury, died at 12:20 am on Wednesday,
January 8 at Greencroft Health Care Center, Goshen, after a brief illness.
He was born on October 28, 1943 in Goshen, to Milo J. K. and Alma (Miller)
Miller. On June 1, 1967 in Shipshewana, he married Winona Troyer; she
survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are five sons, Doyle (Toni) Miller,
Brian (Lisa) Miller both of Goshen, Carl (Sandy) Miller of New Paris, Steve
(Anita) Miller, Duane (Jodi) Miller both of Goshen; 17 grandchildren; two
sisters, Arlene (Alton) Bontrager of Middlebury, Marilyn (Calvin) Miller of
LaGrange; two brothers, Gerald Miller of Sarasota, FL, Stanley (Karen)
Miller of Goshen; two half-sisters, Anna Marie (Richard) Miller of Goshen,
Edna (Monroe) Bontrager of Middlebury; half-brother, Vernon (Betty) Miller
of Goshen. He was preceded in death by his parents; two stepmothers,
Barbara Beechy and Polly Whetstone; two half-brothers, Freeman and
Richard Miller; granddaughter, Paige Marissa Miller. Willard was a member
of Maple City Chapel. He was involved with the development of the Maple
City Industrial Park in Goshen and retired from the maintenance
department at Forest River. He loved collecting antiques, wintering in
Florida, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren. Visitation will be
from 3:00 - 7:00 pm on Saturday, January 11 and 1:00 - 6:00 pm on Sunday,
January 12 at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street,
Middlebury. There will also be one hour of visitation prior to the 10:00 am
funeral service on Monday, January 13 at Maple City Chapel, Goshen.
Services will be conducted by Pastors Mel Shetler and Phil Yoder. Burial
will be in Clinton Union Cemetery, Goshen. In lieu of flowers memorials
may be given to Mountain Top Ministries- Haiti.
~ ~ ~ Online Condolences ~ ~ ~
Sorry to hear about Willard, I just heard he was not doing well, And now
read this in the paper. Our sympathy from Florida.
From: Freeman & Velda Hershberger
~ ~ ~ `
We were so sorry to hear about Willard, a great guy, Our prayers are with
your family in the days and months ahead, Take comforts in knowing he's
From: Marion and Diana Shrock. Ft Myers Fl
~ ~ ~ `
One of my favorite memories as a child was once having our big family Christmas exchange at Uncle Willard and Aunt Winonas new house on CR 26. And his wonderful laugh. Love and prayers to his beautiful family.
From: Lolita Yoder