PRINCETON — James A. Miller, 76 of Princeton passed away Monday, April 8, 2019, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.
He was born March 27, 1943, in Hazelton to parents, Floyd A Miller and Ruby M. (Masters) Miller.
He started work in his early years in the coal mines and worked hard for more than 40 years. He proudly served his country in the United States Army stationed in Germany. James married Jeanie (Hayes) Miller on November 18, 2006, and she survives.
He enjoyed being outdoors and was a very avid fisherman and hunter including hunting for mushrooms. He was a lifelong member of the VFW and a member of the UMWA. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
James is survived by his wife, Jeanie Miller; children, Darrell Miller, Teresa Walls (Dwight), and Becky Pierson; step-children, Jim Drury and Traci Patterson; siblings, Jerry Miller, Gary Miller, Glenn Miller, Bonnie Gladish, Janice Royal, Peggy Legg, and Betty Tutor; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Carol Sue Miller; son, Jesse Miller; four brothers, and three sisters.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, at Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton officiated by Paula Collins. A visitation will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be given to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2714. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle in memory of James at www.colvinfuneralhome.com. Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Miller family.