Victor L. Miller

February 19, 1923 ‒ December 01, 2016

Delaware, Ohio


Victor L. Miller, 93, of Delaware passed away early Thursday morning, December 1, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

He was born February 19, 1923 in Westerville, Ohio to the late Harry Miller and Beatrice (Clymer) Miller. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army during World War II and was awarded 3 bronze stars.

Victor worked as head custodian for the Nippert Company now known as Luvata, retiring in 1989. He enjoyed gardening, collecting John Deere memorabilia and reading the newspaper on Sunday’s and he was an avid fan of WWE wrestling. He also worked as a parking lot attendant at the Delaware County Fairgrounds for 20 years.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Rose (Dan) Corwin of Delaware, Thomas (Sharon) Miller of Westerville, Douglas (Crystal) Miller of Zanesville, James Miller of Las Vegas, Nevada, Richard Miller of Delaware and Tammy Barnett of Columbus; 19 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren; special granddaughter whom he raised as a daughter, Mercie (Shawn) Miller. He is also survived by a brother, Doug (Margie) Miller of Westerville and 3 sisters, Eleanor (Ed) Evans of Columbus, Rebecca Estep of Nevada and Donna (Gene) Tobias of Westerville; numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Victor was preceded in death by his wife Betty Jane (Parsons) Miller, son John Miller, daughters Candi Miller and Vicki Dennis, grandsons Shawn Eric Corwin and Thomas James Miller, granddaughters Sable Cumston and Brooke Hall and 8 brothers and sisters Harry Miller Jr., Jim Miller, Margaret Rusk, Patricia Noble, Marian Osborne, Juanita Henry, Danny Miller and Carolyn Sue Miller.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors provided by the Delaware County Veterans association.

Contributions in Victor’s memory may be made to the funeral home to assist with expenses.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve this veteran and his family.

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  • This was a great man and fellow veteran you can walk into heaven with your held high. I am honored to call you both my uncle and a veteran you paved the way for many more great men to come. We will see you in Gods time at that fishing hole in the heavens.

  • this man was my loving father n law he was a great person not only am I honor to be his daughter in law for 7 months it’s my honor to got to no this veteran who fought for our country Vic Miller you was so loving kind caring you had a heart like gold you will be t rully miss I love you so much I will t rully miss you you was one of a kind

  • I’m sorry for your loss. He was a great man always made me laugh when I was around him. He treated me like one of the family. Mercie you will always have him in your heart he spoiled you rotten and loved you and Bub very much. You will see him again some day. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Love you