Leonard G. Miller, 85, of Ridgeville Corners, died peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at his residence.
He was born in Adam’s Township, Ohio, on Nov. 18, 1931, to the late Alvin and Helene (Wiemken) Miller.
He was baptized and confirmed his faith in his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
On Jan. 27, 1952, he married Lorna Gerken at St. John Lutheran Church Freedom Township, and he lovingly cared for her until her death on Jan. 6, 2015.
Leonard owned and operated the Miller Shell Service Station in Ridgeville Corners for several years. He also was a truck driver for Wheel and Rim Sales, Perrysburg and Beck’s Elevator, Ridgeville Corners.
Leonard was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church, Ridgeville Corners, where he served in many different positions.
He was a former member of the Ridgeville Fire Department and member of Ridgeville American Legion.
He attained the rank of Corporal in the US Army during the Korean War.
He will be remembered by his children and grandchildren as a man who faithfully prayed for them.
He is survived by his children; Michael (Barb) Miller, Archbold, Lynn (Sue) Miller, Stryker, Pamela Bly, Archbold, Phillip Miller and Peggy (Bob) Yoder, both of Ridgeville Corners; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Wilma Seip of Defiance; and brother, Howard (Lola) Miller of Ney.
He was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Bruce Bly; sisters, Norma Hogrefe and Lorna Tony; brothers, Richard and Roger Miller, and infant twin siblings, Florence and Lawrence.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Ridgeville Corners. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by the Ridgeville Corners American Legion Post.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Henry County or St. Peter Lutheran Church.
Rodenberger Funeral Home, Napoleon, was entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.rodenbergerfuneralhome.com.