James Miller, Age 78

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James B. Miller, age 78, passed from this earth in the early morning hours of February 13, 2017 at Cloud County Health Center, Concordia, Kansas. Jim was born on January 11, 1939 in Concordia, KS to William J. & Frances E. (Ford) Miller.

Jim was a United States Army veteran, having served in in the United States Army from 1956 - 1959. He had lived in many places before returning to Concordia to care for his mother after Dad died in 1992. He was the family rock in caring for our mother in her last years. He was a member of The Concordia Wesleyan Church. James was an avid fisherman and loved camping. He held a lifetime membership with the North American Fishing Club.

Jim worked as a Truck Driver hauling rock for the Corp. of Engineers during the Construction of the Milford Lake.

Jim is survived by his companion of many years Laura Burns, Fairmont, NE; a daughter, Frances Jamison, Solomon; and several grandchildren. Also surviving are a sister, Virginia Gatrell (Robert) of Bloomington, ILL; a brother Dr. Perry Miller (Theresa) of Springfield, MO, as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Lois Kelly of Bloomington, IN.

Visitation will be held on Wed., Feb. 15, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia. Family will receive friends from 6-7 pm Wednesday.

Funeral Service will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the The Wesleyan Church, Concordia, KS with Rev. David Redmond & Pastor Bob Burns officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia, Kansas. Military Rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post #76 and VFW Post #58 of Concordia.

Family requests memorial contributions The Wesleyan Church, Concordia in care of the Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to www.chaputbuoy.com.

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