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Kenneth Ray Miller Sr. "Dinky"

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Ave., Jackson, Ohio 45640

(p) 740-286-2010 (f) 740-286-5640 (e) (w)

Kenneth Ray "Dinky" Miller Sr., age 73, of Jackson, passed away suddenly on Friday, September 6, 2019, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. He was born January 28, 1946, in Boone Co. West Virginia to the late Bethel and Martha (Jarrell) Miller.

He is survived by the love of his life of 55 years, Marie Miller, of Jackson; daughter, Kimberly Miller; four sons, Kenneth Miller Jr., Kyle Miller, Gregory Miller, and Matthew Miller; grandchildren, Kenneth Miller III, Logan Miller, Morgan Miller, and Josh Teasley; granddaughters, Kenle Miller, whom he nicknamed, "Mikey" and Courtney Miller; and two great-granddaughters, Brittney and Skyla. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends who will miss him dearly.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy and Gene; one sister, Susie; one very special niece, Pamela; and one special nephew, Danny.

Kenny served in the United States Army with the Green Beret and was stationed in Hawaii, also known as “Tropical Lightning.” He then went on to serve in Vietnam. He was a Baptist Minister; he had a beautiful voice and loved singing at various churches. As hobbies, he loved hunting, fishing, and target shooting with his children. He also enjoyed watching Cleveland Browns football, Cincinnati Reds baseball and had a fascination with muscle cars. He watched western shows and movies, especially M.A.S.H. and anything with John Wayne and Clint Eastwood.

Friends may call Tuesday, September 10, 2019, from 2-3 PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Military services will follow at the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to

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