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“I'm Mary Sexton Marchant's daughter. I grew up hearing stories of Bob visiting Court House and all the fun Mom had when he came to town. In later...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Teresa Marchant Voegeli - MI

“A life Well Done, Chief.CDR David Miller, USN (Ret) ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: David Miller - Fort Washington, MD

“Mr. Miller would always have a story to tell when I was over visiting my best friend Bob as we were growing up. A very knowledgeable person and we...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Keith Stevic Jr - Cuyahoga Falls, OH

“So sorry Shirley, Mary, and Bobby for your loss. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Lori & Bruce Mayer - Hudson, OH

“Offering our deepest sympathies during this time. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: The Staff of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home - OH

“Dear Shirley and family,Please accept our deepest sympathies at this difficult time. As next door neighbors to David and Perle, we were privileged...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Bob and Janie Mericsko - DE

“I am the daughter of Mary Marchant, Cousin to Bob and David. Growing up we always heard stories of Cousins Bob and David from our Great Aunt Ruth...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy Marchant - Medina, OH

“I worked with Bob at Allstate Insurance. We had some fun times working together. He and his wife would attend our yearly Allstate retirement luncheon...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Dolores Grisin - Maple Heights, OH


Robert S. Miller, 88, of Kent, died Saturday, December 10, at his home.

He was born July 19, 1928, in Springfield, Ohio, to Raymond E. and Mary (Sexton) Miller. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1950 and for ten years he served on minesweepers out of Charleston, SC; then for the next ten years he served aboard LSDs out of San Diego, CA. He stationed in Viet Nam three times, twice aboard LSD Catamount 17, and once in-country at the Naval Viet Nam Training Center in Na Trang. He retired in 1970 as a Chief Petty Officer. He then went to work as a building Engineer for Allstate Insurance in Hudson, where he worked for twenty years and retired again. For the next fifteen years he performed dealer trades for Marhofer Chevrolet in Stow, before his final retirement.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley M. (Hannon) Miller, whom he married on December 27, 1962; son, Robert D. (Salome) Miller of Ontario, Canada; daughter, Mary Ellen (Gregory) Grom of Mauldin, SC; grandchildren, Griffin Grom and Morgan Grom; brother, David (Perle) Miller and their children Pam, Donald, Mary & Donna; brother-in-law, Albert Hannon and his daughters Diane and Erin; sister-in-law, Marianne Hannon and her children Joseph, Kerry, Marianne, and Kevin; and cousin Mary (Rollo) Marchant of Washington Court House, Ann Sharon Wheeler of Springfield and John (Gayle) Miller of Dunnellon, FL.

Calling hours will be held 4-6 PM Sunday, December 18 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent. A private graveside service will be held. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Vietnam Veterans of America, 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or www.vva.org.