Lenn E. Miller

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 4/8/2013 17:00:00

202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 4/9/2013 13:00:00

Lenn E. Miller, age 75, resident of Willard, Ohio, passed away suddenly on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at his home. He was born on April 7, 1937, son of the late Hess and Thelma (Bias) Miller, in Turtle Creek, West Virginia. He graduated from Scott High School in Madison, West Virginia in 1955 and also married his loving wife, Kathleen Copeland, in 1955. Lenn moved to Willard, Ohio in 1963 when he accepted a job on the B&O Railroad. He was a conductor and retired from CSX in 1997. Lenn was an avid fan of the West Virginia University football team. After retirement, he enjoyed fishing on Lake Erie, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He also loved to cook fish for everyone. Lenn never met a person he did not like and could always strike up a conversation with any stranger.
Lenn is survived by his devoted wife of 57 years, Kathleen Miller; two children, David (Diane) Miller of Willard, and Cindy (Ron) Sokevitz of Plymouth; four grandchildren, Jacob and Taylor Miller, and Brandon and Brock Sokevitz; and one brother, Jerry Miller of North Carolina.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Grandal Miller of Alaska.
Friends may call on Monday, April 8, 2013 at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, from 5-8 PM and on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from Noon until the time of the funeral service at 1 PM. Pastor Donald Gallion will be officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Greenwood Cemetery in Willard. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to either the Calvary Baptist Church or the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.


Mary Schloemer - Apr 18, 2013

Kathleen and all your family. Our deepest and sincere sympathy goes out to all of you at this sad time. Lenn will always be remembered by many. Always a smile and a little bit of laughter. He was a great guy. Peace to all of you during this difficult time. God’s blessings to all.
Mary Schloemer and family

Rosemary & Bart Drickhamer - Apr 10, 2013

Kathleen and family – We are so sorry to hear about Lenn. We remember you both way back when we all lived in Cuyahoga Falls.

Penny Howell - Apr 9, 2013

Cindy and family, I was very sorry to hear of your loss. May all the good times you had help you get through now one of the hardest things we have to go through in our life time .Cindy, Even though I cant be there for you my dear friend my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sherry Long - Apr 9, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time of loss.

Timothy Thomas - Apr 9, 2013

I only knew Lenn from the times we ran into each other at the Rec Center in Norwalk. He may have had the best sense of humor of any one I have ever met. He had an amazing ability to strike up a conversation with anyone at anytime on any subject. He was always bragging about his daughter in law, Diane. Always talking fishing. Each fall deciding he was going to give it up, and sell his boat. Each summer he would return with tales of his fishing adventures. He brightened the locker room and the weight room. I know you will miss him teribly. Even from the short periods of time I got to know him, I will miss him.

Willis and Gladys Hicks - Apr 9, 2013

kathleen and family, please accept our condolences in your time of sorrow.. may you find some peace in knowing Our Lord is with you at this time.. We loved Lenn. Willy enjoyed him so much and loved fishing with him.. He tells people all the time that he had a hard time beating Lenn catching fish. I miss his laughing at my jokes.God Bless you and your family .

Marc E Garner - Apr 9, 2013

Kathleen and family please accept my heartfelt condolences as I was saddened to hear of Lenny’s passing. My father as well as I liked him very much. I worked with Lenn several years on the Railroad’s Akron Division. He was very kind to me as a young college student just “learning the ropes”. I have many many fond memories of my Railroad and fishing trips with Lenn that will last a lifetime.

sandra obrien - Apr 9, 2013

Cindy Kathleen and family. So sorry for your loss. Lenn was a wonderful person.

Jeff Cox - Apr 9, 2013

Mrs. Miller and Family,
Unfortunately, my recent eye surgery preventing me coming to the calling hours. I wanted everyone to know my deepest sympathy and condolences go out to all. Will remember always the perch trips and the conversations we had, Lenn will be greatly missed and may you find comfort during everyone’s time of need.

Maggie Barnett - Apr 9, 2013

Kathleen and Family, our sincere
sympathy in the loss of Lenn. He always
shared stories of working with my Dad! He
knew what to say to make your day! He
will always be remembered as one of my
“favorite” customers! Rest in Peace Lenn!
Maggie & JH Barnett

mike sokevitz - Apr 9, 2013

Kathleen, Cindy, David and family…
I am deeply saddened at the passing of Lenn. He was truely a wonderful man and a ledgendary story tell. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Mike and Marcy Sokevitz

Anna Younger Majoras - Apr 8, 2013

Mrs. Miller, Cindy and Family – I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Miller will be missed by many. God comfort you in this difficult time. Blessings,

Dale and Peggy (Reel) Humphrey - Apr 8, 2013

To the Miller Family…I am so sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around all of you and give you comfort. God Bless you all…

Kathy Thornton - Apr 8, 2013

Kathleen, David, Cindy and families….Your dad/husband was an awesome man. I loved being around him. I’m so sorry for your loss. Hold tight to beautiful memories of him.

Jim Fox - Apr 8, 2013

Mrs Miller, so sorry to hear of your loss. May God wrap his loving arms around you and your family. I was on jury duty with him years back. He made the day for all.

Joe Moran - Apr 8, 2013

Mrs. Miller, David, Cindy and families,
So sorry to hear about Mr. Miller passing away. He was always a man I respected and he always made me feel welcome in his home. God bless each of you in your time of grieving.

Bryan Long - Apr 7, 2013

To Mrs Miller and family, I am so sorry for your loss, Lenn will be missed by many, I pray that God comforts you in your time of sorrow.

virginia fry - Apr 7, 2013

Sorry for your lose mrs miller. You will be in my prayers

hollie meyer - Apr 7, 2013

He will be missed by many. He always made me smile. I know my father (Sam Mcclimans) will miss him. I am sorry for your loss, hope you find some comfort in knowing he is in Heaven watching over you and waiting for the day to be reunited. God bless you and your family during this time.

Brian Bevier - Apr 6, 2013

Mrs. Miller, Cindy, David and families. Really glad I had the opportunity to hear a few of those conversations along with total strangers, while meeting up at the Rec in Norwalk. Most of the time we would talk Willard basketball, but all of the conversations were enjoyed by any within earshot, which had it’s share of laughter also. He often spoke of his family and was teary eyed more than once on how proud he was of each of you! Humbled to have had that small amount of time to share with him. God Bless!!

Donna Myers - Apr 6, 2013

Kathleen, David and Cindy and Family;
I know Don welcomed Lenn into heaven! How those two exchanged fishing tales. May the many happy memories give you great comfort in the difficult days ahead.