Barbara L. Miller

July 07, 1933 ‒ March 20, 2018

Bucyrus, Ohio

Barbara L. “Barb” Miller, 84, of Bucyrus, passed away Tuesday March 20, 2018 at Bucyrus Hospital.

Born July 7, 1933 in Bellville, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Marvin and Ilo (Phelps) Mowry.  She married Harold L. Miller on January 30, 1953 and they shared 65 years together.

Barb served in the United States Navy during the Korean War and worked at the Bucyrus Telegraph Forum as a proof reader and later for the former Conley’s Department Store in Bucyrus.  She was a life member of the American Legion Scarbrough Post 243 in Galion and life member of the AMVETS Post 1979 in Galion where she served seven years as Commander and also served as Chaplain.  She also served as the Chaplain at the district level for the AMVETS and also Public Relations officer at the state level of the AMVETS

In addition to her husband, she is also survived by two sons, Jerry (Brenda) Miller of Galion and Randy Miller of Huston, Texas; three grandchildren, Christina Miller, Michel “Dylan” Miller and Amanda Bliss; three great grandchildren, Trysten, Macyn and Madylinn.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by daughter, Lisa Bliss, great grandson, Kyle Smith and brother, Jerry Mowry.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2018 with Pastor Jeff Shaull officiating. Burial will follow at Iberia Cemetery

Full military honors will be conducted by the United States Navy and the Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.

Memorial contributions may be made to CrossWay Assembly of God Youth Group in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Barb Miller, and condolences may be made to them at


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  • Sorry to hear of the passing of great aunt Barb prayers go out to the the family in these hard times she will be missed by so many from family ,friends ,those from all the millatary veterans and their families that she helped over the many years RIP aunt barb you will be missed Richard w Shoup and family

  • She was an amazing young lady, i remember her coming into dads salon getting her hair done. I loved her. She would always read and play with me. She was a great lady!

  • I have never met such a beautiful soul. She was adored by many people. I will surely miss Barb so very much..I spent many night chatting with her when I worked the amvets and never got tired of listening to her sweet stories..may u rest peacefully sweet Barb..God definitely picks the very best..

  • God truly gained an angel. We have many great memories of Barb and her kindness to everyone. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  • Harold, I am so sorry for your loss, you know that I loved her as a friend and all that she and you did for me, through out the years. You were blessed with a beautiful wife and a dear friend of mine. Prayers and love goes out to you and your family

  • Barb was always very nice and a fun person to be around. Always liked going to their house at the holidays and learning about the “stuff” cookbooks and her playing the organ. Sorry for your loss.

  • Barbara was a wonderful person. She spent a lot of time with me when I first started into the 1212th District chairs. I loved her smile and her willing to help anyone. Rest in peace Barbara.

  • Barbara was a wonderful person. She spent a lot of time with me when I first started into the 12th District chairs. I loved her smile and her willing to help anyone. Rest in peace Barbara.

  • My love and prayers go out to Harold and family just knowing that God has wrapped his loving arms around Barb and carried her home may she rest in peace