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Mr. Paul Leslie Miller

July 24, 1950 - July 03, 2017

In Loving Memory of Paul Leslie Miller

Paul Leslie Miller Jr, 66, of Indianapolis, received God’s call on July 3, 2017. Paul was born in Lorain, Ohio, to the late Anita Romero Miller and Paul Miller Sr.  Paul is a graduate of Washington High School, where he was active in the ROTC program. He later joined the Peace Corps, then the Marines, serving his country.

 

Paul’s work career includes National Starch for 18 years, Huck Heating and Cooling, Williams Comfort Air and, in later years, obtained his CDL license with Hazmat Certification, working for Carter Express, making 2 weekly trips to Laredo, Texas.

 

Paul is a talented artist and wood worker, in addition to enjoying all sports, both participating and observing. He received an award from the Colts Organization for being their #1 fan. He has trophies from baseball, bowling, fishing, darts and basketball. A longtime member of the Rocking Reelers Guys Fishing Club, where he was their corn hole champion. After retirement, he enjoyed weekly meetings with his buddies for pool competitions, so he truly enjoyed life.

 

Paul is survived by his loving wife Marie (Valentine) Miller, his devoted nephew Charles Cronnon, sister Margaret Miller, brother John Miller, and a host of nieces and nephews, plus his devoted pit bull companion Marlie. He is preceded in death by his parents Anita and Paul Miller, his brother Carl Miller, sister Paula Smith Carter, niece Jackie and his loyal pets Coco and Lady.

 

Service will be held at the West Morris Street Free Methodist Church at 12:00 on July 15th. Graveside service will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.

 

Paul had a great love for all animals, so if desired, instead of flowers, a donation to a Pit Bull Rescue Center would honor him.

 

I’M FREE

 

Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free,

I’m following the path God laid for me.

I took his hand when I heard his call,

I turned my back and left it all.

I could not stay another day,

To laugh, to love, to work and play.

Tasks left undone must stay that way,

I’ve found that peace at the close of the day.

If my parting has left a void,

Then fill it with remembered joy.

A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,

Ah yes, these things I too will miss.

Be not burdened with times of sorrow,

I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.

My Life’s been full, I savored much,

Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.

Perhaps my time seemed all too brief,

Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.

Lift up your heart and share with me,

God wanted me now, He set me free.

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