Harold Dean Miller was born May 6, 1934, to Walter and Elsie (Gasman) Miller on the family farm where he went to his heavenly home on June 14, 2023, at the age of 89. He graduated from Truman in 1952. Harold met Velma Baade while roller skating. They were married on Feb. 11, 1956. His legacy was to his Lord and Savior, family and country. Harold passed his work ethic to his family where everyone worked on the farm. He also worked at JC Penny for 27 years, retiring to farm full time. Harold retired from farming at the age of 85. He never ventured more than five miles from his family farm. His love of family was evident by the large family gatherings at the farm. Harold enjoyed going on vintage tractor rides on his restored tractors. He served in the Army for two years with many of his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren also serving.
Harold is survived by spouse, Velma; children, Joyce Deeds, David (Belinda) Miller, Kenneth (Julie) Miller, Susanne (Tim) McKay, Ross Miller and William Miller; grandchildren, Gina, Andrew, Craig, Bridget, Joseph, Brandon, James, Steven, Micheal and Tiffany; great-grandchildren, Alaric, McKaleigh, Greyson, Adeline, Zane, Zoey, Emma, Kodi, Willa, Andi, Knox, Miles, Norah, Chase, Darwin, Ezra, Cameron, Kadyn, Ely, Dakota, Wyatt, Joshua, Savannah, Awndre, Izaiah, Marshall, Zachary, Logan, Ciara, Natalie, Austin, Mackena and Casen; great-great-grandchild, King; and siblings, Marvin (Joanne) Miller, Evelyn (Charles) Voss, Irene (Orville) Deling, Randy (Pamela) Miller and Omar (Jane) Baade.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents; infant sister, Laurel Kay Miller; and grandson, Roger Deeds.
Memorial service was held Monday, June 19, 11 a.m., at Truman Church of Christ with visitation one hour prior. Burial took place at Ridgelawn Cemetery. A time for food and fellowship was held at the family farm following burial.
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