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Milton "Gus" L Miller

April 27, 1926 ~ February 4, 2019 (age 92)


Milton "Gus" Miller, age 92 of Navarre, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born April 27, 1926, in Massillon, the son of the late Montford and Violet (Eby) Miller.
He was a WWII veteran serving in the Navy.
Gus retired in 1986 from R.G. Drage Vocational School after 9 years of service, he was also an auto mechanics teacher for Akron Public Schools 1958 to 1977; he previously was an owner and mechanic of Miller Brothers Auto Service 1946 to 1958. 
He was a member of Stanwood Community Church; Tuslaw Lions Club, Charter President, Iota Lambda Signa fraternity - Kent State University, Antique Automobile Club of America, Buick Club of America, and 1953-54 Buick Skylark Club of America.
Gus is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Cheri and David Kress; two grandsons, Christopher (Erin) Kress of Charlotte, N.C., Matthew (Melissa) Kress of Cuyahoga Falls; great-grandsons, Connor, Max, Jake, and Hudson; sister, Helen Madrigal; and sister-in-law, Tina Miller.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Donna M. (Imhoff) Miller; son, Eddie Miller; grandson, Michael Kress; brother, Al Miller; sister, Grace Ellis; brothers-in-law, Tom Ellis and Mondo Madrigal.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Heitger Funeral Home - Massillon Chapel, 639 1st St NE, from 1 pm to 4 pm.  And on Monday, February 11th from 10 am  to 11 am at Stanwood Community Church, 14715 Stanwood St SW. 
A memorial service will follow the visitation at 11:00 am with Pastor Matt Ellington officiating.
 A private burial will be at Stanwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Community Hospice of Stark, Tuscarawas, and Wayne Counties, 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663, or Tuslaw Lions Club, P. O. Box 273, Massillon, Ohio 44648-0273, or Stanwood Church Missions.
Special thank yous to the caring staff at Community Hospice; Dr. Donald Zimmerman and staff; and the many friends and family for their cards, phone calls, and visits.
Condolences to the family may be made at
Heitger Funeral Home and Crematory 330-833-3248

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February 10, 2019

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Heitger Funeral Home - Massillon Chapel
639 First St. N.E.
Massillon, Ohio 44646

February 11, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stanwood Community Church
14715 Stanwood St. S.W.
Navarre, OH 44662

Memorial Service
February 11, 2019

11:00 AM
Stanwood Community Church
14715 Stanwood St. S.W.
Navarre, OH 44662


Community Hospice
716 Commercial Ave. S.W., New Philadelphia OH 44663
Tel: 1-330-343-7605

Stanwood Community Church
14715 Stanwood St. S.W., Navarre OH 44662

Tuslaw Lions Club
P. O. Box 273, Massillon, Ohio 44648-0273,

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