Lowell L. Miller, 88, of Fayette, died Friday afternoon, April 12, 2019, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.
He was born on July 23, 1930, in Archbold, to Willard G. and Margaret A. (Grime) Miller.
He married Patricia J. Cunningham on Feb. 17, 1984 in Archbold, and she survives.
Lowell graduated from Archbold High School in 1948.
In addition to being a lifelong farmer, he was the previous owner of Archbold Truck Line and Paul’s Harness Shop in Archbold. He also worked in Sauder Village for 18 years, retiring in 2013.
He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, a lifetime member of the Belgian Horse Society, the Harness Horse Association and a member of the Democratic Party.
He enjoyed harness mak- ing and had the number-one horse in the State of Ohio in 1971 whose name was “Speedy John.”
He dearly loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Patricia, he is survived by a daughter, Amanda (Ron) Treesh of Edgerton; four grandchildren, Brianna (Trevor) Phillips, Bailey (Virgil) Green, Blythe (Aaron) Carr, Braiden Requena; and three great-grandchildren, Connor, Bella, and Evelyn.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Anna Rose Miller.
A graveside service for Lowell was held Sunday, April 14, at 1:30 p.m. at the Pleasant View Union Cemetery with Pastor Andy Reynard officiating.
Local arrangements were entrusted to Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette.
Friends can share memories and words of comfort with the family online at www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.