Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

George Joseph Miller II

George Joseph Miller II, age 53, of Shelby, died unexpectedly, June 13, 2013 at his home.

He was born November 4, 1959 in Shelby to George Joseph and Rosemary (Reber) Miller. He was a 1979 graduate of Shelby High School and Pioneer Joint Vocational School. George was a maintenance worker at RR Donnelley & Sons Company in Willard for many years, however, his first love was farming. George loved to collect vintage farm equipment and toys along with anything else that was old. He had a very inquisitive mind and always had a new and interesting story to tell. He was quite a handyman, having the ability to build and fix anything. George enjoyed his family and friends and created fun wherever he went.

George is survived by his mother: Rosemary Miller of Columbus; 2 brothers: Thomas (Anna Marie) Miller of Plymouth and Charles (Fran) Miller of Plymouth; 5 sisters: Sr. Marie Miller OSF of Columbus; Joan (Hager) Hicks of Shelby; Rita Floro of Shelby; Judy (Bill) Roberts of Shelby; Mary Miller of Shelby; a sister-in-law: Sue Miller of Shelby; Numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father: George Joseph Miller and by a brother: Frederick William Miller, a brother in law, Robert Floro, and a niece, Jill Roberts

Family and Friends may call on Friday, June 21, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 10:30 AM conducted by Sister Barbie and Pastor Kevin Evans. Burial will follow in Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery. Memorial expressions may be made to Mt. Carmel Hospice in Columbus or to the Huntington Disease Foundation. To share a memory or send a condolence, please visit



Memories & Condolence

  1. Faith Abbott says:

    Sincere sympathies to all of you…George was a great person and will be dearly missed. I have so many great memories of George and his sense of humor was one of a kind!

  2. Ken Courtright says:

    To the Miller family:
    We, I Lost An awesome, great, caring, kind, friend this passed Thursday, a co-worker, fellow Old Iron Collector, farmer, that was a friend to many! I always enjoyed talking to, sharing our stories on everything an anything in our everyday walk. I am missing him even more when I think that my Dad passed away just 5 years ago today. Your in “Gods Hands” now! You will be remembered always. You, with that same BIG smile watching me an others now. I will join you soon an we will continue our friendship in Heaven my dear friend!!

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  4. Anne DeNero says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the Miller Family.

  5. Todd Fackler says:

    George possessed one of the most creative minds I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing. His story telling was always exciting and beautiful. Adding to this, he was an exceptional farmer and steward of the land. I’m thankful that I had the great pleasure of knowing this remarkable man and I will miss him. My deepest sympathies to all.

  6. Len Hubbard says:

    I’m so sorry to hear this news. I graduated high school with George and I will always think of him with a smile. He was a bright and funny guy and everyone liked him. Our prayers are with the family.

  7. Will Moore says:

    Deepest sympathies to the Miller family.

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