Gene Alan Miller, 70, Wabash, died 1:45 a.m., Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash. He was born Feb. 27, 1951, in Wabash, to Lee and Naomi (Shaw) Miller.
Gene was a 1969 graduate of Northfield High School, and was a veteran of the United States Army. He married Julia Jones on March 4, 1995, in Urbana. Gene was a member of the Urbana Yoke Parrish and Urbana Lions Club. He was a farmer throughout his life, and enjoyed tractor pulling.
He is survived by his wife, Julia Miller of Wabash; three children: Troy (Jessica) Miller of Urbana; Trisha Miller of Avilla; and Angie (Stacey) Helton of Columbia City; three stepchildren: Scott (Kylie) Lee of Matthews; Greg Lee of Urbana; and Brad (Sonia) Lee of Fort Wayne; mother, Naomi Miller of Urbana; five grandchildren; one great-grandson; and sister, Carolee (David) Snyder of Hartford City. He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 28, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Brian Chamberlain officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 2-6 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Urbana Lions Club.