Edward Miller, Sr.

Aug 18th, 1935 - Feb 2nd, 2019



Sat, Apr. 6th, 2019 1pm

Edward Miller, Sr.

Marion-Edward E. Miller, Sr., 83, passed away on February 2, 2019 at his home.

Edward was born on August 18, 1935 in Saline County to Everett and Pauline (Graves) Miller. He attended Cain Country School, Harrisburg High School and received his Civil Engineering Degree from Oklahoma State.  Edward married Linda Hayes and they shared over 27 years of marriage.

Edward worked for IDOT-Miller Engineering Inc. He had many hobbies during his lifetime but golf and his pups, PJ and Paki, were number one.  Edward was in the Miller Engineering Golf League for years and played almost daily when the weather permitted.  Edward always enjoyed working with wood and made many unique pieces as gifts and loved Ford Mustangs.

Survivors include:

Wife-Linda Miller

Son-Edward E. Miller Jr. and wife Terri

Daughter-Brandy Carnaghi and husband Paul


Erika Diericx and husband Caleb

Jacob Miller and wife Emily

Bailey White and fiancé James Key

Chase Miller

Great granddaughter-Jaiden Mae Key

Sister and brother in law-Peggy and Bud Motsinger

Many nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Mark Andrew and brother, William Miller

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 1pm at Bennies for family and friends. Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank Dr. Roger Watters and staff and Hospice of Southern Illinois for all their kindness.


1 Guestbook Message

  • Guest: Kenny Nolen

    From: HARRISBURG, Illinois

    Date: February 13, 2019

    So sorry to hear of Mr. Miller’s passing. He and my dad grew up in Cain and shared many years of friendship.