Keith L. Miller

Keith L. Miller

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Keith L. Miller, 74, of Mansfield passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Liberty Nursing Home. Keith was born on June 7, 1942 in Crestline, OH to the late Lowell and Maxine (Coakley) Miller.

 

 

 

Keith was a 1960 graduate of Crestline High School. He was a proud veteran, serving in the United States Army. He began his career as a police officer and worked in Crestline and Ontario. Keith retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Bellville where he was a postmaster. Keith was a 32nd degree Mason, and a member the Mansfield Lodge #35 (F & AM). He was also an active member with the Baku Grotto (M.O.V.P.E.R), B.P.O.E Elks Lodge #56, American Legion, and the VFW.

 

 

 

Keith was a generous man. He was very independent and extremely intelligent. Anyone who knew Keith, knew of his determination and his ability to keep busy. He enjoyed golfing, woodcarving, fishing, playing cards, and relaxing on his houseboat at Charles Mill. He was an avid Cleveland Indians fan. He also refereed basketball for middle school, high school and local college.

 

 

 

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 34 years, Kathi (Wellman) Miller of Mansfield; a daughter, Maxine (Bobby) Eckert of Crestline; a son, Merv (Pam) Miller of Galion; two step children, Troy (Merit) Simanton of Mansfield and Ryan (Lora) Markham of Ashland; eight grandchildren, Allen (Michelle) Eckert, Allysha Eckert, and Ashton Eckert all of Crestline, Steve (Tammy) Wiseman of Ontario, Cody and Brice Miller of Galion, Brandy (Dellno) First of Mansfield and Emma Markham of Ashland; seven great-grandchildren, Lance, Kinsley, Braxton, Lillianna, Ayden, Austin, and Abby; a brother, Jack (Cheryl) Miller of St. Marys, OH; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one grandchild, Jessie Call.

 

 

 

The family will receive friends from 3:00-6:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 100 S. Lexington-Springmill Rd. The ELK's will officate a brief service at 3:00 p.m., and a Masonic Service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Burial will take place in Mansfield Memorial Park at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to the family to be distributed to charities of their choice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Words of comfort may be expressed at www.wappner.com

 

 

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