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Dr. Darrell E. "Doc" Miller died on Jan. 6, 2018, with loving family at his side.
He was born Oct. 17, 1924, near Chillicothe, Mo., to Dowe and Cora Miller. During World War II he fought with U.S. Marines in the South Pacific, including the recapture of Guam, receiving the Purple Heart and other citations.
He married Peggy Hill, of Chillicothe, and moved to Webb City where he was a chiropractor, on City Council, School Board, American Legion, and served as Scout Master and Explorer Advisor of Post 25.
He is survived by his long-time companion, Shirley Brendel, and former wife, Peggy; daughters, Rebecca and Laura Miller; son, Ned Miller; daughter-in-law, Kathy (Brookshire) Miller; his grandchildren, Lori Compas and John Miller; and his great-grandchildren, Tom and Anna Compas, Sophie and Klara Miller. They all remember him fondly for his sense of fun, his stories of adventure and misadventure, and his commitment to his country as demonstrated by his military and civic service.
Donations: American Indian College Fund, 8333 Greenwood Boulevard, Denver, CO 80221.
Memorial Service: Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. at the Pleasant Grove Methodist Church, Chillicothe.
Lindley Funeral Home Chillicothe, MO
Published on January 14, 2018
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