Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Lee Miller

It is with great sadness that the family of Ronald “Ronnie” Lee Miller, 82, formerly of Bunker Hill and Fowler, announce his passing on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at IU Arnett Hospital, Lafayette

Ronnie was born Nov. 20, 1936, in Miami County, Indiana. He was married to Diana Lee (Myers) Miller for 61 years.

He is survived by his wife, Diana Miller of Lafayette; six children, Sabrina (Mike) Cassidy of Lafayette, Renee Deardorff of Lafayette, Laura Boone Soderberg (Kyle) of Ashland, Virginia, Todd (Emily) Miller of Carmel, Holly Clark of Lafayette and Megan (Marshall) Stanton of Greenbrier, Tennessee; 12 grandchildren, Courtney, Jacob, Lauren, Luke, Ashton, Toby, Nathan, Delaney, Ethan, Zane, Sophia and Chloe; 11 great-grandchildren, Amaya, Landon, Carlie, Byron, Beckham, Porter, Rowan, Liam, Thea, Emerson and Eleanor; brother Dan (Ruth Ann) Miller of Kokomo; and sister Mary Jane (Tommy) Saylors of Bunker Hill.

He was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Winifred (Winnie) Miller and Walter (Skinny) Miller.

Ronnie loved spending time and sharing stories with his family. His biggest joy was watching and listening to his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren laugh and play. He was an avid Purdue Boilermaker fan and loved watching all sports. He found pleasure watching and feeding his birds.

Ronnie spent many years maintaining and working his family farm in Bunker Hill. Later, he became a commodity broker and worked in Kokomo, Fowler and Lafayette. 

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 W. Third St., Peru. Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., with Pastor Steve Zerbe officiating. Burial will take place in Rankin Cemetery, Miami County, Indiana.

Memorial Donations can be made to: Ron Miller Memorial Fund, Purdue Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 1950, West Lafayette, IN 47996-1950

Donations will be distributed to the charitable organizations that were important to Ron.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home.

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