John E. Miller, 69, of Mio, MI, formerly from Middlebury, IN died on Monday January 06, 2014 from complications of pneumonia and heart attack. He was born on March 24, 1944 in Plain City, OH to Reuben D. and Verba (Kauffman) Miller. Survivors include his (1) sister, Mary Jane (Melvin) Bontrager of Mio, MI; (4) brothers: Vernon (Elsie) Miller of Homer, MI; Mose (Katie) and Melvin (Irene) Miller of Shipshewana, IN; and Reuben (Delila) Miller, JR of Middlebury, IN and his "adopted" family, members of the Boerner and Neff families, who fondly refered to him as "Pappy". He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Harley and Daniel. Before his retirement, John worked for Grummin Olson of Sturgis, MI, Rhoade's Tree Service of Goshen, IN and Wayne Yoder Woodworking of Middlebury, IN. John was an avid outdoorsman and had a love of hunting, fishing, gardening and garage sales. Visitation and family services will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 10;00 AM until the time of Funeral Services at 1:00 PM at Kittle Hall, Mio, MI with Joseph Yoder officiating. Interment at Kittle Cemetery, Mio. Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, MI.