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James Richard Miller
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Obituary for James Richard Miller

Funeral service for James “JR” Miller, 81, of Elgin, Oklahoma, will be held 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Crossroads Baptist in Elgin with Pastor Curtis Erwin, officiating. Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Ft. Sill National Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with the family greeting friends from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., and Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Miller passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at his home in Elgin, Oklahoma at the age of 81.

James Richard Miller was born December 30, 1936 in Hope, Arkansas. His parents are Robert and Georgia Johnson. After high school, James joined the United States Air Force and served for 3 years. He then returned to Big Springs, Texas until he joined the United States Army in 1960. While serving his country in Germany, he met the love of his life, Cornelia. The two were married on February 15, 1964 in Aschaffenburg, Germany. They were married for almost 50 years when Cornelia passed away in 2013. JR enjoyed having coffee with his friends and fellow veterans, volunteering at the Ft. Sill National Cemetery, and spending time with his family. He also enjoyed reading books and watching historical documentaries. JR will be dearly missed by his friends and family.

He is survived by his daughter, Georgia Croke and her husband Patrick, of Elgin; and 2 grandchildren: Kayley and Micah Croke, of Elgin.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cornelia Miller; and his parents: Robert and Georgia Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Ft. Sill National Cemetery Foundation.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

15

Apr

1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Elgin Funeral Home

602 A. Street
Elgin, OK 73538

Visitation

Monday

16

Apr

1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Elgin Funeral Home

602 A. Street
Elgin, OK 73538

Service

Tuesday

17

Apr

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Crossroads Baptist Church

11423 NE 75th Street
Elgin, OK 73538

Cemetery Details

Location

Ft. Sill National Cemetery

2648 NE Jake Dunn Rd.
Elgin, OK 73538

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