Dallas Miller – WHS Class 1945 – Jan 08, 2018
Dallas Miller, 91, passed away at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Oakland City, IN on January 8, 2018.
Dallas was born in Pike County, IN on March 9, 1926 to Joseph L and Bernice M (Loveless) Miller. Dallas was a 1945 graduate of Winslow High School. He married Rose Shafer on May 13, 1954. Dallas is survived by two sons, Tim and Tom Miller and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son Tony Miller, infant brother Joe and sisters, Jessie Ruth Boyd and Beulah Bell.
Dallas resided most of his life in the Oakland City area. Dallas worked at International Harvester for 10 years before his employment with Blackfoot Coal Company as a coal miner and later became a Pit boss at Old Ben Coal Company. Dallas was well known in the area for selling over 200 wood burning stoves. He enjoyed cutting fire wood, gardening, horse races and since 1988 was owner operator of Miller Hardware in Oakland City, IN. Dallas was member of Oakland City Masonic Lodge #467.
Services will be Friday Jan 12,2018 10:00 A.M. at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery in Petersburg. Rev. Darin D. Nossett will be officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 P.M. Thursday at the chapel..Family and friends may send messages of comfort to www.lambbasham.com.
Memorial contributions may be given to Alzheimer’s Association, in lieu of flowers. Envelopes will be available at the chapel.
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