Michael Gregg Miller, age 69, Nevada, MO passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born January 6, 1951 in Nevada, to Gregg M. and Norma B. (Dodge) Miller. He graduated from Nevada High School in 1970 and married Phyllis Lee Spillman on June 11, 1971. On April 10, 1977 he married Margaret Lee Stewart and they were married for 38 years. She preceded him in death on December 13, 2015.
Mike grew up in Nevada, MO and loved living in Vernon County. After a few years in Clinton, MO Mike returned to the area and was the manager of O’Reilly Auto Parts for 28 years. He was an active member of First Baptist Church where he led a Sunday School class and devoted time to serving others for many years.
Survivors include four children and three step-children; Michelle Covey (David), Nevada, MO, Ruth Olson (Scott), Springfield, MO, Rebecca Hornbostel (Everett), Mobridge, SD, Michael Miller, Jr., Maryville, MO, Jeffrey Jobe, Nevada, Jeremy Jobe (Cheryl), Columbia, Christie Harvey, Joplin; fifteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; one brother, James Miller (Carol), Nevada; three sisters Cathie Gilliland, Nevada, Karan Osmond (Kevin), Nevada, and Katie Scott (Kip), Arizona. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Shelia Harper; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Kevin Daugherty officiating. Interment will follow in Balltown Cemetery in Horton, MO. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church-Youth Ministry c/o Ferry Funeral Home.
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