He was formerly employed at Walnut Creek Lumber and a member of the Old Order Amish Church. He is survived by his wife the former Amanda Yoder whom he married April 4, 1957, his children Ray (Mary) Miller of Dundee, Gladys (Norman) Miller of New Philadelphia, Hosanna (Nelson Jr.) Miller of Dundee and Mark (Brenda) Miller of Stone Creek, 14 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, brothers and sisters Eli (Betty) Miller of Dover, Emanuel (Susie) Miller of Dundee, Abe Jr. (Malinda) Miller of Sugarcreek, Atlee (Lydia Ann) Miller of Dundee, Ella Miller of Dundee, Clara (Joe) Yoder of Sugarcreek, Fannie Locklear of Millersburg, and Malinda (Edward) Erb of Sugarcreek.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister Katie Miller.
Services will be held on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 9:00 Am at the Jerry Yoder residence 406 Bahler Street Sugarcreek with Bishop Dwight Miller officiating. Burial will be in Yoder Cemetery in Sugarcreek Twp., Tuscarawas County. Friends may call anytime at the Jerry Yoder residence.
Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek.