Everett W. Miller
January 23, 1927 ‒ April 23, 2018
Everett W. Miller, age 91, of Mansfield, passed away Monday morning, April 23, 2018, at the Mansfield Place.
Everett was born on January 23, 1927, in Galion, OH, to the late George F. and Alta G. (Tibbals) Miller. He was a 1945 graduate of Mansfield Senior High and later went on to get his degree from Ashland University in 1951. In October of 1945, Everett enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps., serving in the Asiatic Pacific as a member of the Headquarters Squadron 15th Air Depot Group. In 1945, Everett went into active duty and served his country honorably during World War II.
On May 10, 1958 Everett married the love of his life the late Beverly Jean Monat.
With a gift of serving others Everett dedicated much of his life to the American Red Cross. Over the course of his career Everett started out as a lifeguard/swimming instructor and worked his way up to the Director of the Richland County Chapter. Throughout his career he taught many classes from first aid to disaster relief.
Everett was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Bradenton, Fl. While in Florida, Everett was also the director of the Fairlane Acres and was instrumental in the community taking ownership of their property. Everett was a member of the American Red Cross Association, Vietnam Memorial Association, American Legion, United States Power Squadrons Sail and Power Boating, serving as commander in 1974, and was a charter member of the Mansfield 20/30 Club.
He will be missed by his brother, Donald G. Miller of Mansfield; sister-in-laws: Martha June Treisch of Galion and Julie (Terry) Murphy of Zanesville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Everett was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly, parents, sister-in-law: Enid Miller, a brother George Robert Miller, and a sister Ruth Eleanor Miller.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, May 11, 2018 , at the Galion Community Church with Minister Steve McElhatten officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery with full military honors.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross Richland County Chapter. 39 North Park Street, Mansfield, OH 44902.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to serve Everett’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.