Willis Miller, 83, of Minerva, died Friday, April 7, 2017, in his home.
He was born Oct. 15, 1933, in Davis County, Ind. to William and Viola (Wagler) Miller. He was a carpenter/contractor and member of the Minerva Christian Fellowship Mennonite Church.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Alma (Schlabach) Miller, whom he married Oct. 25, 1953; four daughters, Martha (Gerald) Byers of Chambersburg, Pa., Ruth Green of East Rochester, Naomi (Manford) McGrath of Taylorsville, N.C., and Priscilla (Joseph) Gingerich of East Rochester; three sons, David (Judy) Miller of Minerva, Mark (Faith) Miller of Homeworth, and Thomas (Dawn) Miller of Minerva; two sisters, Roseanna (Ben) Miller of Belle Center, and Marjorie Yoder of Guthrie, Ky., 23 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by two sisters, Sarah Miller and Mary Catherine Miller.
Funeral services were held April 10 in the Minerva Christian Fellowship Mennonite Church near East Rochester with Joel Gingerich officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.