Robert G. “Bob” Miller, 68, a Marshall County resident all of his life, died at 6:20 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2002. Bob died, following an illness, at his residence, 8241 Ethel St., Bremen, under the loving care and comfort of his family and the Marshall County Hospice. Born in Bourbon, Ind., on July 11, 1934, Bob was the son of John J. and Opal E. Smith Miller. He attended Inwood and Plymouth schools. He served his country in the United States Army. Bob had been an independent steel hauler for 23 years. He then worked for the Ben Hill Griffin and Proctor and Gamble companies for 18 years as a supervisor of the productivity department. He was an inventive person, always fabricating some new thing to improve plant efficiency. Bob was a member of the Plymouth Wesleyan Church and the Elks’ Lodge. He enjoyed fishing and gardening, growing flowers and vegetables. A daughter, two sons and a step-son survive his death. His daughter Melinda S. and her husband J.C. Daugherty live in Plymouth. Sons Mark Robert and daughter-in-law, Christina Miller, are also from Plymouth, while Matthew John Miller, lives in Bremen, and step-son, Michael Charles and Cindy Yates, reside in South Bend. Eight grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren survive as well. Bob is also survived by two sisters and two brothers. They are: Virginia and Robert Block, N. Manchester, Ind., Ida and Jacob Scher, Liberty, Ky., Marshall L. and Silvia Miller, Texas, and Orlan and Carolyn Miller, Vancouver, Wash. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Michelle Marie Miller, two brothers, John, Jr., and Eddison Wayne Miller and a sister, Katherine Crum. Graveside services will be held in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth, at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2002. Rev. Delmas Stiles will officiate. Military graveside honors will be accorded to Bob by the Plymouth V.F.W. Post 1162. Memorial gifts in Bob’s memory may be made to the Marshall County Hospice and the American Cancer Society.
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