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Joseph Miller

June 13, 1931 -
August 2, 2021

Joseph Arthur Miller was born at home in Leland, IL, on June 13, 1931 to parents, George Arthur Miller and Mary Francis Henne.  He died August 2, 2021 in Urbana Il at the Clark-Lindsey Green House.

Joe was predeceased by his parents and his son, David Miller.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Lawrence, his dau…read more

Joseph Arthur Miller was born at home in Leland, IL, on June 13, 1931 to parents, George Arthur Miller and Mary Francis Henne.  He died August 2, 2021 in Urbana Il at the Clark-Lindsey Green House.

Joe was predeceased by his parents and his son, David Miller.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Lawrence, his daughter, Lee Miller Wagers, and three stepchildren, Amy Malina, Alan Weber and Mathew Weber.

He is also survived by two granddaughters, Katie Rose Palmer (Ryan) and Betsy Jo Hopkins (Keller).  In addition, he is survived by nine step grandchildren and six step great grandchildren.

His sister, Maryette Miller, survives him.

He served in the US Army from 1952 to 1954 at Fort Lewis.

Joe was employed in the Housing Division of the University of Illinois for nearly 35 years, rising to Associate Director of Housing for Business.

In addition, he was Financial Director for the local chapter of his fraternity, Psi Upsilon, for 42 years. It was a place where he made many lifetime friends.

Many members of the fraternity have expressed their appreciation for all they learned from him while fulfilling their role as chapter house treasurer.

Joe Miller was a lifelong blood donor, giving well over six gallons to the American Red Cross.

The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff at the Clark-Lindsey Green House for their devoted care of Joe.

Joe loved his family and friends very much and always enjoyed being with them.

He was a good and kind man.

Contributions in his name may be made to the Champaign County Humane Society or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Funeral services will be held at Morgan Memorial Home at 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy, on Friday August 20 at 11:00 am.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Burial will be in the family plot at the Leland IL Cemetery.

Condolences may be offered at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, August 20, 2021

Time: 10:00 am

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

Service Information

Date: Friday, August 20, 2021

Time: 11:00 am

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

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