Roger Lee Miller, 74, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 4:49 A.M. October 19, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born November 16, 1944 in Mount Vernon to the late Ulysses and Betty (Pigg) Miller. Roger married Barbara R. (Spiller) Miller on June 21, 1985 in Mount Vernon. They were blessed with 34 years of marriage.
Roger is survived by his children, Tammy Jenkins and Jeff Miller, both of Mount Vernon; stepdaughter, Dylan Yellowlees of West Virginia; grandchildren, Amy Johnson and husband, Donnie, Brooke Byerley and husband, Blake, and Matthew Jenkins and wife, Amanda; great-grandchildren, Haydyn, Jackson, Bowen, Bane, Boyer, Kaiden, Keigen, Chrisi, and Thomas; and two sisters.
In addition to his parents, Roger was preceded in death by three brothers.
Roger worked at General Radiator for 20 years until its closing. He then worked as a truck driver until his retirement. Roger was a member of the Sportsman’s Club and was of the Christian faith. He was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.
A greeting of family and friends will be held Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Memorial Service will begin at 6:00 P.M with Reverend Randy Hayes officiating. Memorials may be made to the Miller Family, in care of Barbara Miller, to help with funeral expenses.
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