Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Obituary -- Byron Miller 1932-2017

Byron N. Miller, Jr., 84, of Ravenwood, MO, passed away surrounded by his family on March 5, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph, MO.

Byron was born in Ravenwood, MO, on August 29, 1932. His parents were Byron, Sr, and Zella Miller.

He was a graduate of Northeast Nodaway R-V in 1951, and later received his Master's Degree in Elementary Education from Northwest Missouri State University.

He married Marlene Miller on June 8, 1952, and they were married for 64 years.  Together they had 3 children, 4 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren.

Byron was a man of many trades. He retired as an elementary school principal at Northeast Nodaway after 30 years.  He was also a farmer and cattleman.  He was involved in the American Legion, Lions Club, 4-H, and the Beekeeper Club.  Byron had many hobbies and spent his free time enjoying bee keeping, playing tricks and riddles, knife and coin collecting.

Byron was preceded in death by his grandparents, parents, sister Gwynetha, wife, Marlene, and daughter Julie Lynn.

He is survived by his 2 sons, Daniel of Ravenwood, and his children, Carl and wife Karen, of Ravenwood, and their children, Brea, Justin, Colton, Summer, and Cynthia,  his daughter, Jennifer and husband Billy Ritchie, of Grand Junction, IA, and their children, Lane and Alexis, his son, David and wife Irma of Ravenwood, MO, and their children, Kyle of Ravenwood, MO, and his son Brayden, daughter Kateline, of Ravenwood, and his beloved dog, Peanut Butter.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM, on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at the Ravenwood Methodist Church, Ravenwood, MO.  The burial followed at the Oak Lawn Cemetery, also of Ravenwood.

The family received friends from 6-8:00 PM, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. MO.

For online condolences and guest book, visit www.bramfuneralhome.com

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