He was born in Richmond, Indiana, on November 21, 1951, to the late Jesse Richard and Jane (Campanale) Miller.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his son, Derick Miller; his brother, Jack Miller; his brother-in-law, Timothy Setser; and his sister in-law, Leona Clark.
Jim was known by his friends as "Squirrel". Jim was a 1971 graduate of Westmont High School in Hollansburg. During high school and in his younger years, Jim could be found playing most every sport. He could be described as a "Sports Fanatic". He had a special love for baseball. When he was able, Jim loved being outdoors and spent much time fishing.
Jim is survived by his wife of 43 years, Vickie (Setser) Miller; his grandson, Draydon Miller; his sister, Cavela (Michael) Schneider of Lexington, Kentucky; his brother-in-law and sisters-in-laws, Judy Ward of Kentucky, Earl Setser of Greenville, Kathleen (Barry) Logan of Greenville, and Loretta Setser of Ansonia; as well several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Jim's life will be held at 1:00 PM, on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus, with Pastor Tony Price officiating. Burial will follow in Hollansburg Cemetery.
Jim's family will be receiving guests on Saturday, from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to EverHeart Hospice, 1350 North Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331.
Jim's family has entrusted Tribute Funeral Homes with his final arrangements.
Online condolences may be left for Jim's family by visiting www.tributefuneralhomes.com.