Orie LeRoy Miller passed peacefully on March 23, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. He was 87. He is the devoted husband of Norma Jean Miller, whom he married 1986.
Orie was born March 20, 1931 in Williams Corner, Ohio. The son of Stanley David Miller and Freda M. Ray (nee Smith). He is the dear brother of the late Betty Hamilton and Rosella Carter, of Elizabethtown Ky. Loving father of Deborah Miller Pfahler, David Miller and the late Joseph Miller, all of Columbus, OH and Step Father of Randy (Paula) Newland, Steve Newland, Rob (Denise) Newland, Darren (Sue) Newland, all of Cincinnati. Cherished grandfather of Lauren and Lindsay Miller, Klorissa Miller (BG) Gleenie and Jesse (Stevie) Miller, Elise (Craig) Sekowski and Eric Newland, Stephen (Racheal) Newland, Krista Newland, Keith, Matthew & Sarah Newland and the late Robby Newland. Great grandfather of Teddy Frost & Caroline and William Sekowski.
Orie enlisted in the US Air Force in 1951 and retired in 1971 as a MSgt with the Auditor General - Logistic Command Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio. During his service, Orie was awarded the prestigious Air Force Commendation Metal for meritorious accomplishment and service with distinctive merit and two bronze oak leaf clusters. Following the Air Force, he served 5 years as a GS-11, civil servant with (HUD), the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, in Cincinnati. Orie was known by many as a man of great wisdom and problem solving skills. He enjoyed learning about the law; coin and stamp collecting and enjoyed being with family.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials be made to AMVETS, please see the link below.
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