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Eddrel "Ed" Miller, Jr.

August 11, 1940 ~ June 13, 2019 (age 78)

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Eddrel Miller, Jr., 78 of Citra, FL and Elkhart, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the Elkhart home of his daughter following an extended illness.

He was born in Johnson Co., KY on Aug. 11, 1940 to the late Eddrel and Ethel (Soard) Miller.

Ed is survived by his daughters Syrena (Cliff) McIntosh and Tecia (Eric) Petersen; grandchildren Ryan and Mellisa Petersen; sisters Joy (Buzz) Bennett and Madonna Chappell; brother Tony (Maggie) Miller; a host of loving nieces and nephews, and granddogs Sophie, Rocco and Eddie. A brother, Robert Miller, preceded Ed in death.

Billings Funeral Home and Cremation Services will host a celebration of Ed’s life on Saturday, July 6 at 10:00 am, with a gathering of friends and family beginning one hour prior.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place.

Ed served on the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department for over 10 years before moving to the Citra, FL area for the last 40 years, where he founded Miller Marine in Ocala. He was also active in the Shriner’s Motorcycle Posse, the Fraternal Order of Moose and loved to fish.

Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Elkhart County or to Heartland Hospice. Condolences can reach the family at the funeral home’s website.



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July 6, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Billings Funeral Home
812 Baldwin Street
Elkhart, IN 46514

Celebration of Life Service
July 6, 2019

10:00 AM
Billings Funeral Home
812 Baldwin Street
Elkhart, IN 46514


Elkhart County Humane Society
54687 County Road 19, Bristol IN 46507
Tel: 1-574-848-4225

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