MILLER, Douglas E.
Aged 74, died on Wednesday February 23, 2022, surrounded by his wife, daughters and sister. Doug was born in Springfield, Ohio on November 4, 1947, to Maxine (Teach) and Howard Miller. Graduated from Northwestern High School in 1965. He served with the 693rd Radar Squadron on Dauphin Island, Alabama. He was a radar maintenance technician and remembers single-handedly fixing malfunctions and maintaining operations during Hurricane Camille in 1969. Doug spent 38 years in youth sports where he coached the softball of the summer league at the NAAA. Doug was also an active high school umpire with OHSAA for 43 years and umpired high school basketball, softball and volleyball. He has also served as a rules interpreter for the Dayton Basketball Officials Association and has taught courses for basketball umpires and baseball/softball umpires. He retired from International Truck & Engine after 40 years of employment. Doug was a member of the Vale Road Church of Christ. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Eva Mae (White); sister, Caroline (Bob) Linkhorn; brother Robb (Yvonne) Miller; three daughters, Rebecca (Bob) Blackburn; Deborah (Duane) Ford; Melissa (Collin) George and ten grandchildren, Lily and Wyatt Blackburn; Dylan, Taylor and Andrew Ford and Will, Evelyn, Sylvia, Louisa and Weston George. A visitation will be held at 10 a.m. with a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Saturday March 12 at the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME, SPRINGFIELD. Burial with military honors to follow at Myers Cemetery. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.littletonandrue.com.