Rick T. Miller

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Rick T. Miller, 75, of Pierce City, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin.

He was born on April 17, 1944, in Cassville, son of the late C.S. ‘Bing’ Miller and Geneva Blanche (Talbert) Miller. He graduated from Cassville High School with the class of 1962 and then furthered his education at Drury University. In 1964, he served his country honorably in the United States Air Force during Vietnam. For many years, he drove a truck as an Owner/Operator. He was a member and Elder of Countryside Christian Church.

On July 3, 1992, in Miami, Okla., he married Gwendolyn Marie Crivelli, and she survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, R. Duane Wray II, of Indianapolis, Ind., and George W. Enke and wife Jamie, of Pea Ridge, Ark.; three daughters, Geni Beth Moore, of Washburn, Cherri M. Hammond, of Monett and Catherine Golubski, of Pierce City; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Diann Sue (Myers) Miller.

Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 9, at Purdy Cemetery with Pastor Tim McMillian officiating. Visitation will be from 6:30–7:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to Countryside Christian Church in care of the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.