John Roland Miller, 53, of Eldorado passed away 3:25 p.m. Dec. 23, 2012, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
John was born Dec. 2, 1959, in Ansbach, Germany, to Roland E. and Marie (Kelley) Miller. He was a mechanic by trade. He served in the U.S. Army and really enjoyed helping others.
He is survived by his mother, Marie Miller of Harrisburg and Lorene Riley and his children, Tiffany Nicole Riley and Amanda Jo Riley of Eldorado; stepson Scott Lee Riley of Harrisburg; brother, Chris Miller of Mt. Vernon, Ind.; sisters, Anne Ryder of Mt. Vernon, Ind., and Sara Gordon of Marion.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother Bob Miller.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Colonial Terrace Funeral home with visitation 10 a.m. to service time. Burial will be in St. Marys Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to a scholarship fund for his children and will be accepted at the funeral home. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family via the website www.colonialterracefuneralhome.com