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Dayton A. Miller

June 23, 1927 — December 1, 2021


Dayton A. Miller, 94, of Mountain View Drive,  Schellsburg died, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Richland Woods, Cambria County, PA.

Mr. Miller was born in Napier Twp., PA on June 23, 1927, son of the late Roy E. and Edna M. (Kinzey) Miller.

On April 15, 1950 Dayton married Lois N. (Fleegle) Miller. She preceded him in death on June 23, 2004.

He is survived by Son- Dayton "Rodney" husband of Cynthia (Ickes) Miller, Valpariso, IN; Son- Randy L. husband of Debbie (Hinson) Miller, New Paris; Grandchildren Dustin husband of Megan Miller, Port Royal, PA; Darin husband of Erica Miller, Fishertown; Dan husband of Shelley Miller, Everett; Keri Miller wife of Chad Edmaiston, Hobart, IN; Great-grandchildren Mason, Dayton, Colston, Catherine, Elliot, Ella, Jaxson, Margaret and numerous nieces and nephews.  Dayton was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters- Laverne Shaffer, Byron Miller, B. Jay Miller, Clair Miller, Joann Winegardner and Mark Miller.

Dayton served his county in the US Navy during WWII. He enjoyed sharing stories with his family about being stationed at Midway Island.

He was a self-employed Carpenter and was a partner in the Milham Company.

Dayton was a life-time member of the NRA.

Dayton was a kind-hearted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him.

A Private Funeral Service will be held at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg.

Interment at Schellsburg Cemetery

Military Rites accorded by Fort Bedford Honor Guard.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements entrusted to Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg.

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