Obituary – Johnny A. Miller

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Published Sunday, May 23, 2021

Johnny A. Miller

September 14, 1944 - May 16, 2021

Johnny Alexander Miller was born September 14, 1944, in Las Animas to August and Susie (Weigel) Miller. 

He passed away May 16, 2021, at the Bent County Healthcare Center in Las Animas at the age of 76.

Johnny was born and raised in Las Animas and farmed until 1982 when he moved to Model and worked for John T. Oxley breaking out ground to farm.  In 1984, Johnny returned to Las Animas and worked for the Co-Op until retiring in 2006.

Johnny enjoyed camping, fishing, panning for gold, attending activities for his grandkids, woodworking, and working in his shop.  

He was a member of the Arkansas Valley Co-Op and Town of Cheraw Trustee.  Johnny also served as a board member of the North La Junta Sewer District.

Johnny is survived by his wife, Patty Miller of Bent County Healthcare Center in Las Animas, formerly of La Junta; children, Darla (Walter) Hopson of Cheraw, and Clinton (Yvonne) Miller of Stratford, Texas; sisters, Beverly Phillips (Ron Cook) of Las Animas, and Pam Wyckoff of Cheraw; grandchildren, Zachary Miller (Maygan Everson), Amanda Miller, Wendy Hopson (Kody Beeler), Michaela Hopson (Denton Dietrich); great grandchildren, Connor Schmucker, Aiden Miller, Lani Miller, Easton Everson, Maylea Watkins-Beeler, Roxanna Schmucker, and another great grandchild arriving soon, Boone Beeler.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Freddy Miller; nephew, Denny James; and brother-in-law, Mike Wyckoff.

Per Johnny's request, cremation has taken place and there will be no services.

Arrangements are under the direction of Valley Memorial & Horber Funeral Chapel.

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