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Obituary: Clyde Miller

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by: Observer Staff

Clyde Miller, of Sun City Center and formerly of Bloomington, Ill., and Longboat Key, died May 19. He was 86.

Mr. Miller was born Sept. 16, 1925, in Ash Hill, Mo., to Gilbert and Clara Miller. He graduated from high school in 1945 and worked in the trucking industry for more than 40 years. Mr. Miller lived in Bloomington, Ill., for many years where he met his wife, Mary, whom he married in 1986. Mr. Miller retired in 1992 from management with Consolidated Freightways in Bloomington.

Mr. Miller and his wife moved in 1996 to Longboat Key where they managed the Beachcomber condominium until 2008. They then retired to their home in Sun City Center where they enjoyed golfing and many friendships. Mr. Miller was the president of the Caloosa Point Homeowners Association and founded the Nine and Dine social group.

He was preceded in death by his son Greg.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Mary; brothers Franklin, Keith and Marvin; sisters Doris, Sue, Thelma and Ruth; children, Steve Miller, Bonnie Dison, Wendy Strack, Tim Miller, Jeff Miller, Jeni Boehmer, Amy West, Laura Boehmer and Tracy Boehmer; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 15, at the First Christian Church, 1707 33rd St. S.E., Sun City. In lieu of flowers, donations to the family will be gifted to the Hospice in Defiance, Ohio. Mr. Miller’s son Greg lost his battle with ALS in 2007 while under their care. Visit the family’s online guestbook at andersonmcqueen.com.

 

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