Ralph W. "Bud” Miller, age 78, of Mendon, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019, at Celina Manor.
He was born February 22, 1941, in Delphos, to the late John W. & Ruth (McAdow) Miller.
Ralph is survived by a daughter, Michelle Gould of the United Kingdom, step-daughter, Dawn Leugers of Celina, five grandchildren: Ashley, Andrea, Mesa, Dakota and Dylan, brothers: Larry Miller and Jerry (Virginia) Miller, and a sister, Marilyn (Jim) Hernandez.
He was preceded in death by an infant son, James, and a brother & sister: Charles Miller and Jean Dotson.
After graduating from Rockford High School, Ralph joined the U.S. Navy. He worked at Aeroquip in Van Wert, and retired from the Lima Army Tank Plant. Ralph was also a bus driver for Celina City Schools for over 20 years.
He was a life member of the NRA, and involved with the Mercer County Sportsmen's Assn. Ralph enjoyed shooting sports, hunting, and fishing.
Funeral Services are 12:00 Noon, Thursday, September 19, at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in CELINA. Pastor Randy Christian will officiate.
There is an hour of visitation before services on Thursday, from 11:00 a.m. until Noon, at the funeral home in CELINA.
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