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James Albert "Jim" Miller

October 8, 1935 ~ June 15, 2018 (age 82)


     James Albert "Jim" Miller, 82, of Payson, Illinois, passed away at 8:14 p.m. Friday (June 15, 2018) in Blessing Hospital.  

     Born October 8, 1935 in Quincy, Illinois, Jim was the son of Leslie and Rose Ohnemus Miller. He married Sandra Ann Totsch on February 4, 1956 in Quincy. She preceded him in death on October 4, 2008. 

     Jim was a devoted family man who loved the time he shared with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

      Jim's passion in life was his work. He was employed for 46 years at Knapheide Manufacturing, retiring as Material Control Coordinator. Following his retirement, Jim became a security guard for Securitas and later for Per-Mar Security.

     Survivors include two sons, Marc Miller of Liberty, IL and James "Jim" Miller (Victoria) of Quincy; two daughters, Julie Miller of St. Louis, MO and Teresa Miller (Timothy Moran) of Payson, IL; three grandchildren, Eric Miller (Shelby) of Murphysboro, IL, Angela Kasiak (Neil) of Winchester, KY and Matthew Miller (Liz) of Carbondale, IL; six great grandchildren, Thomas Miller, Evelyn Miller, James Kasiak, Jonah Kasiak, Esmeralda Miller and Olivia Miller; three sisters, Arlys Miller, Patricia Miller and Doris Billings all of Winston Salem, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

     Mr. Miller was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sandra; two brothers, Paul Miller and Richard Miller; and a sister, Carol Brockschmidt.

      Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Payson with Mr. Rocky Murry officiatinig.  Burial will be in the Payson New Cemetery. 

      Visitation will be Sunday evening from 4:00 to 6:00 and Monday morning from 9:30 until the time of services at the funeral home in Payson.

      Memorials may be made to the Quincy Humane Society.


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