Eli J.M. Miller, 94 years 15 days, of Troy Twp, OH passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, May 11th, 2021 at his home. He was born in Hartville, OH on April 26th, 1927 to the late John M. and Clara (Burkholder) Miller. Eli was united in marriage to Clara E. Yoder on April 15th, 1948 in Middlefield, OH. She preceded him in death on February 23rd, 2012 after spending over 63 years together in matrimony. Eli was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
He will be missed by: his children, John (Mary Ann) Miller of Dundee, OH, Edna Detweiler of Summertown, TN, Milo Miller of Mio, MI, Eli (Barbara) Miller Jr. of Vevay, IN, Mary (Daniel Ray) Miller of Walhonding, OH, Sylvia (Noah) Byler of West Farmington, OH, Melvin (Cora) Miller of Meadville, PA, Raymond (Anna) Miller of Mumfordville, KY; 45 grandchildren, 95 great-grandchildren, 9 great-great-grandchildren; 1 brother; 2 sisters, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Eli is preceded in death by: his parents; wife, Clara; 1 grandchild; 2 great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Robert Detweiler; daughter-in-law, Kathryn Miller; 1 brother; and 2 sisters.
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 9:30 A.M., FRIDAY, MAY 14TH, 2021 AT 14166 NASH RD., TROY TWP, OH with Bishop Robert Kurtz officiating. Pallbearers will be Crist Miller, Freeman Gingerich, Roman Miller, and Steven Yoder. Visitation will be anytime until the time of service at 14219 Nash Rd., Troy Twp, OH. Eli's final resting place will be in Hershberger Cemetery, Troy Twp, OH.
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