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John Miller

May 19, 1939 — April 24, 2024


John L. Miller Sr., age 84, of Kingman, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at St. Vincent Williamsport. He was born in Veedersburg on May 19, 1939 to the late Cliston A. and Leah Ruth (Hollowell) Miller.

John graduated from Perrysville High in 1958. He married his best friend, Josephine Ann Rudd on April 12, 1959, she preceded him in death on January 23, 2022. Together they raised three children. He retired from Hyster's after 37 years of service. John was a sergeant of arms for the Independent Lift Truck Union. He enjoyed listening to old country music, reading old western books, and dancing. John loved spending time with his family and drinking beer. He was a member of the Kingman American Legion.

John will be deeply missed by his son, John L. (Rose) Miller Jr. of Perrysville; two daughters, Tina (Geoff) Sunderman of Kingman, and Jodie (Bob) Weston of West Lebanon; five grandchildren, Andrew (Jamie) Weston and Nicholas (Veronica) Weston both of West Lebanon, Shelby (Matt) Jahnke of Coatesville, Kyle Sunderman of Kingman, Kevin (Barbara) Copsy of West Lebanon; eleven great-grandchildren, Brayden and Lucas Weston, Cody, Caitlyn, Cayla, and Caylee Weston, Ryder Hill, Kaia Jahnke, Kyle, Zachary (Raven), and Tyler Copsy; a brother, Jim Miller; niece, Jamie Miller; nephew, Jimmy Miller; sisters-in-law, Laverne Baker and Charlene (Charles) Shull; and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his "special friend" Jim Cawthon.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Josephine; sister-in-law, Sue Miller; and nephew, Charles Crawford.

John's family would like to express their gratitude to the doctors and nurses at St. Vincent Williamsport for their excellent care of John. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in John's name to St. Vincent Williamsport, 412 N. Monroe Street, Williamsport, IN 47993 and the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

There will be a visitation for John at Sanders Funeral Care 203 S. 1st Street in Kingman on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 from 11:00 am until the time of funeral service at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at Centennial Cemetery. Share memories and condolences online at

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