The Herald Democrat
6 Nov 2009
SHERMAN - Michael B. "Mike" Miller, 67, peacefully joined his Lord
and Savior on Monday, Nov. 2, 2009 after a long and courageous battle with
cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services for Mr. Miller will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday,
Nov. 7, 2009 at West Sherman Baptist Church, with Pastor Danny Wood officiating.
Interment will be at West Hill Cemetery. Family visitation will be from
6 -8 p.m. on Friday at Dannel Funeral Home.
Mike was born to Morris and Juanita Miller on April 8, 1942, in
Tioga. He grew up and attended school in Sherman. He proudly served his
country in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1958-1963, and attended Austin College
upon his return. Mike had a long and successful career working in electrical
power plant generation stations, including ones at Dallas Power and Light,
Texas Utilities, GRDA, and Texas-New Mexico Power Co., from which he retired
in 1995. Hunting, fishing, camping and wood-working were his favorite hobbies.
Mike was the best husband ever, as well as a great Dad, and a loving PaPaw
Mike was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, William
S. Miller; the mother of his children, Karen Miller; and a granddaughter,
Survivors include his loving wife of 13 years, Sherry; son, Michael
B. Miller Jr. and wife Beth; daughter, Kimberly M. Miller and partner Stacy
Jordan; stepdaughters, Lisa Antioco and husband John; Tammy Hurlbut and
husband Steve; Amber Dobbins and husband Blake; stepson, Ty Thomason; uncle,
Tommy Sides and wife Patt; 10 grandchildren, as well as several nieces,
nephews, and cousins.
Pallbearers will be sons-in-law, John Antioco, Steve Hurlbut, and
Blake Dobbins ; and grandsons Michael Dalton, Matthew Hurlbut, and John-Ryan
Memorials may be made to Universal Hospice and Palliative Care Facility,
1208 Country Club Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76112; or the American Cancer Society,
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.