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Robert Miller, 91, of Leesburg, Fla., passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 at the Cornerstone Hospice in Tavares, Fla.
Robert was born Feb. 19, 1919 in Elkhart, a son of Andrew and Blanche (Overmeyer) Miller. On Sept. 12, 1944 he married Betty J. Norris. They made their home in Rochester until 1960 when they moved to Columbia City. Robert was a plumber, member of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 166, Ft. Wayne.
He was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of the American Legion and V.F.W. In 1982 the Millers retired to Leesburg, Fla.
Survivors include his daughter, Bonnie K. (Ralph) Wolfe of Leesburg, Fla; his son, Duane A. Miller of Columbia City; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Betty, March 30, 2009, a brother and a sister.
Graveside military honors will be observed at 1 p.m. Friday at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla.
Online condolences may be left at beyersfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg, Fla.