Eugene S. Miller passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013.
Eugene was born Nov. 21, 1932, in Fairmount City, Pa., a son of Homer and Twila (Bish) Miller.
He was a 1949 graduate of Red Bank Valley High School in New Bethlehem, Pa. Eugene worked as a brakeman for P&LE Railroad. He retired as an independent truck driver for Tajon Trucking and was also a safety director for Dart Trucking.
Eugene was a 32nd degree Mason with Youngstown Lodge 615 F&AM, as well as a past master involved with the Aut Mori Grotto and Youngstown Shrine Club.
He enjoyed mechanics and restoring vintage vehicles, and avidly enjoyed boating and fishing with family and friends.
Besides his parents, Eugene was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen (Nellie) Dewitt-Miller, and his youngest daughter, JoAnn Miller-Kloos.
He leaves behind his companion and friend of the last 15 years, Ms. Ethel Krantz of Venice.
Surviving him are daughters Laura Keltz of New Springfield and Paula Barany of Boardman; his son, Stanley Miller of Monaca, Pa.; a stepson, Gerald Kaufman of Campbell; sisters Janet Shumaker of Shannondale, Pa., Mary Jane Carrier of Hermitage, Pa., and Elaine Hartley of Lake Wales, Fla.; his brother, Clair Miller of Fairmount City, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Mr. Miller was always one to help others and put their needs before his own. He will always be remembered for his strength, intelligence and unwavering love and protection for his family and friends.
Services: Friends may call Sunday, March 17, from 1 to 4 p.m., followed by a Masonic service, at Davis-Becker Funeral Home at 8536 Market St., Boardman. Calling hours are also being held from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Monday, March 18, at New Springfield Church of God, 3949 East Garfield Road, New Springfield, Ohio, followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. To send condolences, please visit: