Mr. Robert Ervin Miller, Jr., 89, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon. He was born in Granite City, Illinois, on April 15, 1934, the only child of the late Alyce Marie (Earney) and Robert Ervin Miller, Sr.
On March 1, 1958, he was united in marriage to Alice Marie (Toth) Miller in Granite City, Illinois; she survives.
Robert served his country honorably in the United States Navy from February 1953–January 1955 aboard the USS Orion. Following his military service, he attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at Missouri University in January 1960. He was a member of the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity. After college, he worked at Delco Remy in Anderson, Indiana. He left there and moved to Lebanon where he was employed from 1968–1996 at Commercial Filters Corporation. Robert retired as an Engineer and Regional Sales Manager.
He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed his family, fishing, and gardening. Robert was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution in Fishers, Indiana.
Survivors include his wife, Alice Miller of Lebanon; three children, Melissa Ann (Gary) Arnold of Indianapolis, Eric Vincent (Elizabeth Jane) Miller of Hawesville, Kentucky, and Claire Diane (Kevin) Martin of Lebanon; six grandchildren, Evan J. Arnold, Julia C. Arnold, Morgan E. Miller, Dylan C. Miller, Vanessa A. Martin, and Erin V. Martin; and five great grandchildren.
Graveside Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Myers Mortuary and Boone County Crematory have been entrusted with his care.
Memorials may be directed in his memory to Alzheimer’s Association, 50 91st Street, #100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240.