Kevin Joseph Miller
August 30, 1952 ‒ August 31, 2017
LEXINGTON: Kevin Joseph Miller of Lexington was welcomed into his eternal home Thursday evening August 31, 2017 from Mansfield Memorial Homes following a long degenerative neurological illness. He was 65.
Born August 30, 1952 in Mansfield to Henry L. and Annabel (Rader) Miller, Kevin was raised in the Steam Corners United Methodist Church and was graduated from Lexington High School in 1970. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in education from The Ohio State University and a Master’s degree in education from Bowling Green State University. For thirty years he taught fifth grade in Lexington Local Schools.
Kevin was passionate about sharing the Truth of Christ with teens. He volunteered with Youth for Christ in many capacities and used his self-taught music skills on the guitar and banjo to help minister the Gospel. He was a member of Lexington Church of Christ, where he played guitar with the praise band.
He is survived by sons Adam Miller of Lexington, Levi Miller and Zachary Miller both of Columbus; a brother Neil Miller of Mansfield and supportive sister Mariann (Fred) McFarland of Mansfield who were with him to the very end; nieces and nephews Aaron Miller, Mignon Miller, Andrew McFarland, Rebekah Davis, Sarah Jacobs; aunts Martha Miller of Mansfield, Miriam Rader of California and Sandy Rader of Lexington and an uncle the Rev. Charles Rader of Newark.
His parents have preceded him in death.
A private graveside service will be held in Shauck Cemetery. Though no public service will be held, the family requests that you celebrate Kevin’s life with a fond memory in your heart. The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is serving the family.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Converge Worldwide, a ministry Kevin supported, for his life-long friends: Steve & Barb Wilkinson, International Workers. Contributions may also be made to Steam Corners United Methodist Church. Forward contributions to Snyder Funeral Home, PO Box 3085, Mansfield, OH 44904.
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