Denny Miller, 65, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, at his residence.
Born Sept. 24, 1951, in Celina, Ohio, he was the son of Emmett Miller and Eadie (Shindeldecker) Miller. Denny attended Mendon-Union High School and graduated in 1970. A passionate athlete, he lettered in basketball, cross country, and baseball while in high school. He continued that passion at Urbana College, playing basketball on an academic scholarship, graduating in 1974.
Denny married Toni (Huber) Miller on June 30, 1984, and she survives.
Denny was an inspector for Triumph Controls. In his free time, Denny was an avid sports fan, particularly Ohio State football, Indiana University basketball and NHRA racing. He enjoyed being outdoors, fixing things with his hands, and taking his Harley Davidson motorcycle or Camaro out for rides. He loved spending time with family, his dog, and granddogs, whom he loved so much.
Denny is survived by his wife, Toni (Huber) Miller, Shelbyville; daughter, Alayna (Blake) Byrd, Franklin; son, Corey Miller, Westport; mother, Eadie (Shindeldecker) Miller; and sisters, Kris (Les) Chafin, Huntington, and Lynn (Mike) Morton, Dayton, Ohio.
Mr. Miller was preceded in death by his father, Emmett Miller.
Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 18, from 3-6 p.m. at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service. Memorial service will be held Friday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. following the visitation at the funeral home with Reverend Jon Porter officiating.
Donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
Published on November 16, 2016