July 9, 1937 - January 18, 2020
Mr. Willard D. “Junior” Miller, 82, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Maple Grove Lodge Nursing Home in Louisiana, MO. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana, MO. The Rev. Robert Hutsell will officiate. Burial with military honors will be held at the MO Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, MO. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home. Junior was born on July 9, 1937 in New London, MO to Willard Daniel Miller, Sr. and Ada Opal Wright Miller. He was married to Jean Ann Brown on January 8, 1969 in Clarksville, MO and she survives. He is survived by his wife Jean Miller of Bowling Green, MO, 4 sons, Daniel Miller (Sonya) of St. Charles, MO, Jonathan Miller (Heidi) of Louisiana, MO, Chris Miller (Crystal) of Kentucky, and Owen D. Miller (Mary) of Louisiana, MO, 2 daughters, Debbie Francis (Randy) of Hannibal, MO, and Jennifer Lindsey (Josh) of Silex, MO, 27 Grandchildren, numerous Great Grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sons, Jimmy Miller and Willy Miller, and 7 siblings. Junior had lived most of his life in Louisiana, MO. He was Baptist by Faith. He was a veteran serving in the US Army. Music was a passion of his life. He spent a lot of time working on and playing his guitars. He enjoyed listening to his favorite records as well as playing and singing songs for his family and many others over the years. He was talented also as a mechanic, able to fix and work on many other things. He was employed with Sutton and Sons Services for several years and retired in 1999. He most of all, loved spending time with his grandchildren and family. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Donor’s Choice in care of the funeral home.
Mr. Willard D. “Junior” Miller, 82, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Maple Grove Lodge Nursing Home in Louisiana, MO. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Collier Funeral... View Obituary & Service Information
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