US Army

Eddy D. Miller

July 20, 1946 ~ February 12, 2020 (age 73)


Eddy D. Miller, 73, of Middle Point passed away at 9:51 PM on February 12, 2020 at Lima Memorial Hospital.

Born on July 20, 1946 in, Van Wert County, the son of the late Karl Miller and Olive (Stemen) Miller Lay . On February 11, 1968, he married the former Lynn Pollock. Together, they shared 52 years of memories.

Eddy was a 1964 graduate of Lincolnview High School and a veteran of the United States Army having served proudly in Germany.

He retired from B.F. Goodrich after 30 years of service. Since 1994 Eddy also co-owned, with his son Scott, Traveling & Recycle Wood Products, Inc. in Middle Point.

Eddy was a member of the St. Marks Lutheran Church in Van Wert.

Eddy enjoyed spending time at the lake and fishing year round, watching his grandchildren play sports at Lincolnview, and supporting The Ohio State Buckeyes. He lived his life with a "family first" motto. Eddy was always ready to help friends, neighbors and those in need.

In addition to his parents, Eddy was preceded in death by a brother, Stephen Lay.

Surviving are his wife, Lynn (Pollock) Miller of Middle Point; a son, Scott (Ashley Ainsworth) Miller of Van Wert; a daughter Riann (Josh) Stetler of Middle Point; grandchildren, Zane, Camden, Neive, Cabot, and Bellamy Miller and Julia Stetler; a sister, Bonnie (Phillip) McClure; sisters in law, Angela Lay, Jill (Cliff) Tarlton, and Jan Glass; and brother in law, Steve (Diana) Pollock.

The funeral will be held at 10:00 AM, on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory 722 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio, with Rev. William C. Haggis, II, officiating. Interment will follow in Ridge Cemetery, Middle Point.

Visitation is from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Eddy`s memory may be sent to the Middle Point Fire Department.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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February 16, 2020

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

February 17, 2020

10:00 AM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891


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