Life Story / Obituary
Richard Miller, age 78, passed away on August 16 in Sebring, Florida. He was born on January 28, 1938 to Harry and Faye Miller in Detroit. He married Kay Clark of Vicksburg in 1961. He helped to plan the streetscape that was built in Vicksburg’s downtown in 1984, which exists today. The couple lived in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Nigeria, and Egypt as he served as project administrator for Agency for International Development, the World Bank, and the United Nations work in third world countries. Upon retirement he served six years as a supervisor Sun ’n Lake of Sebring, Florida. He is survived by his wife Kay, son Rick, daughter Elizabeth Roach and two grandchildren, Meredith and Alex Roach. He graduated from Michigan State University with two bachelor’s degrees and a master’s. Miller worked for Wilbur Smith & Associates for more than 30 years. He finished in the international division and was a member of the board of directors. After retirement, he became interested in genealogy and the contribution of Germans to the Revolutionary War, writing three books that are included in the Library of Congress. Burial will be in Vicksburg. A memorial will be scheduled at later date at Sun ‘n Lake.
The family is being served by the Life Story Funeral Home, 409 S. Main, Vicksburg, MI 49097 (269-649-1697).