Mr. Earl Miller, age 62, of Hastings, MI. passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 15th, 2018.
Earl was born in Hastings, MI on March 6, 1956, the son of the late Dale and Charlotte (Howell) Miller. He was raised in the Hastings area and attended local schools graduating from Hastings High School in 1974.
Earl was a machinist at heart and began his career at Flexfab in Hastings. Earl, like several other family members, was employed at Merritt Tool & Die in Vermontville during the early years when his brother Eugene was starting the business. For the past 7 years he was employed at D&S Machine Repair in Hastings.
Earl loved "Vintage" items from the early 1950's including cars, trucks, and even bicycle. He would spend countless hours scouring swap meets, antique/collectors shows and the internet looking for restorable items that he could bring back to appreciable condition. When he was not working in his shop, Earl loved to take his family camping in Canada and Northern Michigan
Earl is survived by his children, daughter Arletha (Joshua William Carter ) Miller, son Christopher Miller, his sister, Karen Miller, nine brothers, Gerald (Gloria) Miller, Lloyd (Edna) Miller, Keith (Sharon) Miller, Dean (Kerry) Miller, Howard (Darlene) Miller, Harold (Connie) Miller, Ward Miller, Paul (Rose) Miller, Bryan Miller, and two grand children Austin Miller and Mailey Lou Carter.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Leon Miller, Eugene Miller, sisters Jeanette Miller, and infant sister Faith Miller.
The family will receive visitors on Friday Sept 28, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Daniels Funeral Home in Nashville and Saturday Sept 29, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Charlotte Assembly of God.
Joint Funeral Services for Earl and his brother Eugene will be held at The Charlotte Assembly of God September 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with pastors Shane Bryant and Danesh Manik officiating.
Interment will take place at Ellis Cemetery in Assyria, MI.
Memorial contributions can be made to Gilmore Car Museum.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Daniels Funeral Home in Nashville. For further details please visit our website at www.danielsfuneralhome.net
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