Obituary for Joseph Emerson Miller Jr.
Joseph Emerson Miller, Jr., age 85 of Dayton, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Brookdale Fox Run Nursing Home, Fairborn. He was born in Dayton, Ohio on August 19, 1931 the son of Joseph Sr. and Dorothy (Holmes) Miller. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army where he served in Korea during the Korean War and remained in the Army for over 20 years.
He is survived by his daughter Maria (Ron) Doster, grandchildren Megan Doster, Chelsea (Dominic) Mozel and Joseph (Kelcey) Miller, and great grandsons Maddox and Joseph “Ian”.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife of 43 years Norma Jean (Cooley) Miller in 2004, a daughter Alisa Allen, and brothers and sisters Wanda Smith, Gene Miller, Flora Bell Phillips, Bill Miller and Lois Riley.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the BLESSING-ZERKLE FUNERAL HOME, 11900 N. Dixie Dr., Tipp City. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, at 1:00 pm at the funeral home with Pastor Bobbie Predmore officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens, Tipp City. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Joseph’s memory to Kindred Hospice, 7887 Washington Village Dr, Suite 350, Dayton, Ohio 45459 or to Brookdale Fox Run Nursing Home, 7800 Dayton Springfield Rd, Fairborn, Ohio 45324. Condolences may be made to the family through this online guestbook.