Born March 17, 1939, in Parma, Mo., son of the late Thomas and Mary Riley Miller, he was a U.S. Navy Veteran.
Survivors include two sons, James Michael Miller, Sr., and wife, Michelle, of Clarkton, and Kendell Miller and wife, Connie, of Gideon, Mo.; three daughters, Rita Anthony, and Mary North and husband, Rusty, all of Stuttgart, Ark., and Paula Bailey and husband, Mark, of Ulm, Ark.; three sisters, Louise Mayes and Tommie Pyles, both of Clarkton and Sue Blackwood, of Memphis, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Paul Miller; two brothers, W.R. and Lawrence Miller and two sisters, Eva Mae Morris and Edith Andrews.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m., today, Friday, Feb. 20, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jack Allen officiating.
Burial will follow in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.