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Kenneth Russell Miller

Kenneth Russell Miller

August 28, 1939 – October 9, 2023

Mr. Kenneth Russell Miller the son of Charles Frank Miller and June Leon Widener Miller was born on August 28, 1939 in Summersville Missouri.

He passed away at Chariton Specialty Care nursing home in Chariton Iowa on October 9, 2023 he was 84 years old.

He was united in marriage to Carol Jane Miller on May 7, 1962.  To their union they had one son Kenneth Royce Miller. Kenny and Jane were blessed with Jane’s three children, Dean Dawson, Richard Dawson and Debra Dawson.

Kenny enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served honorably as part of The Seabees MCB 10. After he was honorably discharged he began a long career as a truck driver which took him all over the country. When he retired Kenny and Jane moved back to Summersville where they were active in the community. They were members of the Summersville Senior Center where they enjoyed volunteering, visiting and playing games with their friends.  Of all the places they have lived they always enjoyed Summersville the most.

When their health began to decline they moved back to Iowa to be near their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Kenny enjoyed spending time with friends and family.  Especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren whom he always said he was grateful he lived long enough to really know.

He is preceded in death by his wife Jane, his parents Frank and June, four brothers Lloyd, Charles, Ray and Carl.

Kenneth Russell Miller is survived by children Kenneth Royce Miller and wife Sherry of Long Beach Washington, Dean Dawson and fiancé Jackie Miller of Mingo Iowa, Richard Dawson and wife Jenny of Indianola Iowa, Debra Evans and Steve Davis of Chariton Iowa.  7 grandchildren and a whole posse of great grandchildren that were the highlight of Kenny and Jane’s later years.

Visitation will be Saturday, October 14, 2023 from  Summersville City Cemetery,