WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Richard Paul Miller, 78 of Warren, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, May 16, 2023, at Gillette Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, Warren.
He was born January 29, 1945, in Hiram Township, the son of the late Dewey Lee and Audra Jane (Morris) Miller.
After grammar school he joined the United States Navy in 1962. During his time with the Navy, he trained as an aviation electrician, as well as a jet engine mechanic. After training, he spent his time in service with the VP-19 Big Red patrol squadron based out of California.
After the Navy, he began working for GM Lordstown where he spent his career as a master plumber and pipefitter.
He enjoyed spending time with friends and family, cooking and baking new recipes and in his younger years, traveling the country with his wife and children.
Richard married the love of his life, Waltraud “Trudy” (Frahs) Miller on April 13, 1970, celebrating 53 years of marriage this year. He will be deeply missed by a daughter, Trudi (Jim) Dunlap of Mineral Ridge; two sons, Daniel (Kathy) Miller of Parker, Pennsylvania and Eric Miller of Reynoldsburg; four granddaughters, Danielle (James) Copus of Cortland, Samantha Miller of Parker, Pennsylvania and Hailey Lomax and Paige Lomax of Newton Falls; two brothers, Randy (Anna) Miller of Jellico, Tennessee and Dencil (Lee) Miller and sister, Glenna Angel of Newcomb, Tennessee, along with beloved great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Nelma Miller Lloyd and Phyllis Miller and brother, Dennis Miller, as well as his daughter, Michelle Miller-Lomax.
A celebration of life will be arranged this summer.
Arrangements handled by Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel. Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to sign the guest book and send condolences to the family.
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A television tribute will air Wednesday, May 24 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.