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James "Sonny" F. Miller IIIApril 5, 1953 ~ November 10, 2017 (age 64)
Sonny “Jimmy” Miller, 64, passed away on November 10, 2017 after a short battle with bile duct cancer. He was born April 5, 1953 in Akron to the late James Jr. and Mildred Miller. He retired from the Akron Board of Education where he worked as a groundskeeper and custodian for 36 years. He worked for Avis at the Akron Canton Airport for the past 10 years. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and “the stupid place.”
Sonny was preceded in death by his daughter, Emily Flaker; and brother, Charles Miller. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Lorrie; daughter, Jenna Miller; brother, Ron (Linda) Miller; sister, Pat (Dan) Buchanan; sisters-in-law, Rosemarie Miller and Sandy Striff; grandson, Gavin; and many nieces and nephews who loved their “Unc.”
A special thanks to close friend Gary Simmons who helped Sonny during the last couple months.
Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home 3326 Manchester Rd. on Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 12 to 2 p.m. or 6 to 8 pm, where services will be held on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 2 p.m., Pastor Brenda Young officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Noah’s Lost Ark Animal Sanctuary, 8424 Bedell Rd., Berlin Center, OH 44401, in memory of Sonny.