October 19, 1952 - February 4, 2020
Michael David “Mike” Miller, died February 4, 2020 in Dawson, TX. Mike was born October 19, 1952 in Dallas, TX, the son of Bonnie Chenault Miller and David Hershel Miller. Mike was a 1971 graduate of Kimball High School in Dallas, and completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting and business at the University of Texas at Arlington, in marketing at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Mike worked as a CPA, in business management, and as a college instructor. At the time of his death, he was a special education teacher in the Mexia Independent School District. Mike was a valued professional and his true passion was in helping shape the character of young people. Mike’s life was a picture of relational service to others. Whether in his volunteer work coaching sports teams and preparing young people for FFA competitions, breeding and judging rabbits, working with troubled teens, or cheering his own children’s efforts and accomplishments, Mike was always serving others. Mike was awarded the Honorary Chapter FFA Degree from the Dawson FFA Chapter. He was a member of the Union High Fire Department, American Rabbit Breeders Association, the Texas Rabbit Breeders Association, the Californian Rabbit Speciality Club, and a founding member of the Blackland Prairie Rabbit Breeders Association. Mike had a great sense of humor, and he enjoyed the company of family and friends. He loved and was proud of his wife and family. He liked fishing, raising and judging rabbits, playing 42, and swapping stories. Mike was a Christian, and his life was a testimony to the joy of the Lord. Mike is preceded in death by his parents. He leaves a legacy of love in many lives. Mike is survived by his wife, Jana Purnell Miller, of Dawson; his children, Sean Michael Miller, of Berryton, Kansas, Stephanie Kathleen Miller, of Edgewood, Texas, Travis Bartell Miller and wife, Stephanie, of Crosby, Texas, Sheriden Patrick Miller of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Kellie Marie DeRojas of Teahucana, Texas, William Andrew Miller of Dawson, Texas, Lacie Ann DeRojas of College Station, Texas, his grandchildren; Danielle Nicole Barbee, Haiden Wayne Scott, Zane Anthony Miller and Weston Bartell Miller, his sister, Ann Miller of Burleson, Texas, and many other family members and friends. A memorial service will be held Monday, February 10, at 10:00 am, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, 1530 N. 45th Street, Corsicana, TX. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to the Californian Rabbit Specialty Club Scholarship in Mike's name, continuing Mike’s legacy of good works. Please send checks to Californian Rabbit Specialty Club, 10698 Prairie Creek Rd., New Berlin, Illinois, 62670. Please make a notation this is for the Mike Miller Memorial Scholarship.
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