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age 79, of Orlando, FL passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Born September 15, 1937, in Portage, PA to the late John Everett Miller and Alice Virginia (Miller) Luther, John was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Jane (Yeaglin) Miller; grandson, Zachary T. Hardin; and sister, Clara Brennen. He is survived by his children, Mary Jo Kilburn (Chris), Suzanne M. Colson (Doug), and John Everett Miller III; grandchildren, Jacob C. Kilburn, Peyton J. Kilburn, Tyler D. Colson, Blair M. Colson, Zachary T. Miller, Leah J. Miller; and sister, Janet Cook. John was an engineer; he designed the tool to measure the inside circumference of the Space Shuttle booster. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, a US Army veteran, a scout master, life member of the NRA, veteran Mason and volunteer. John ran PEN (Professional Employment Network) to help others develop skills to gain employment. He served as president of the Lake Conway Woods homeowners association. His smile was infectious and he was liked by everyone. Visitation is Friday, June 16, 2017 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. with funeral services starting at 5 p.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church, 800 E. Michigan Street, Orlando, Florida 32806.
Published on June 14, 2017
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