DELPHOS, Ohio – Thomas B. Miller, 87, of Delphos, passed away on
Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Sarah Jane Living Center in Delphos.
He was born Dec. 24, 1929, in Landeck to Ferd and Agnes (Pohlman) Miller. Both preceded him in death.
was united in marriage to the love of his life Agnes Grothouse on Sept.
20, 1951, she survives in Delphos. They had celebrated 65 years of
He is survived by three sons, Denny (Melanie) Miller of
Middle Point, Gary (Pat) Miller of Dayton, and Mark (Linda) Miller of
Delphos; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Rick Miller, whose wife Michelle Miller survives in Toledo.
was a member of St. John’s the Evangelist Catholic Church, K of C
#1362, Eagles #471, American Legion #268, a life member of the VFW
#3035, the Delphos Car Club, and the Lima Elks. Tom worked for Shardco
Cable Vision, now known as Time Warner Cable as their chief technician
and operational manager, where he set up, designed, and installed the
first cable systems in Delphos. He started with them in 1968, retiring
after 25 years of service. In retirement he started working for Harter
and Son Funeral Home, from 1993 until present. In his younger years he
had his own milk route, played the accordion in the family band, he
coached little league baseball and was a Cub Scout Master. Tom was an
Army Veteran during the Korean War; Tom was in charge of the service for
honoring and burying of the fallen soldiers. He was there to meet them
at the airport and stayed with them until military grave rites where
complete. He was an avid car enthusiast, especially with the Mustangs he
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday,
March 17, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s the Evangelist Catholic
Church, with military grave rites by the Delphos Veterans Council.
Father George Mahas will be officiating. Burial will follow in St.
John’s Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday, March 16, 2017,
from 2-8 p.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. A K of C Rosary service
will be held at 7:00 p.m. and a parish wake at 7:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Delphos St. John’s School, or Delphos Jefferson.
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