Born June 25, 1963, in Chicago, Ill., son of Betsy Jane White Miller and the late James "Jay" Miller, he was a farmer.
On April 4, 2008, in Caruthersville, Mo., he married Connie Gail Ward.
Survivors include his wife, Connie Miller, of Gideon; two sons, Robbie Thompson and wife, Mary E., of Gideon, and Russell Thompson and wife, Mary L., of Clarkton, Mo.; one step-daughter, Stephanie Ward, of Gideon; two step-sons, Brandon Hicks, of Manila, Ark., and Nicholas Hicks and wife, Samantha, of Pocahontas, Ark.; his mother, Betsy Miller, of Stuttgart, Ark.; one brother, Michael Miller, of Clarkton; four sisters, Paula Bailey, of Ulm, Ark., Mary North and Rita Anthony, both of Stuttgart, and Debbie Avery, of Henderson, Nev.; eight grandchildren, and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Paul Miller.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 9, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden, Mo., with Rev. Bill Garrett officiating.
Burial was in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.