United Township High School Class Of 1960


George E. "Butch" Miller, 71, Colona, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis.
Visitation is 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation.
George was born on Dec. 19, 1942, in Moline, the son of Richard and Muriel Hoskins Miller. He graduated from United Township High School, Class of 1960.
He served active duty in the U.S. Navy. During his service, he was stationed on the carrier Bonhomme Richard during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He had worked at the former Rick's Lawn and Garden, East Moline, and most recently retired from Lift Systems, East Moline. He married Janet Stock in 1981. She preceded him in death in 2010.
Butch enjoyed fishing, tinkering in his garage and was an air cooled engine specialist. He was a member of the Studebaker club.
Survivors include his children, Ronald Miller, Mineral, Va., Randy Stock, Lynn Center, and Marshall "Mike" Miller, Coal Valley; three grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and siblings, Gary Miller, East Moline, Don Miller Sr., Hampton, Jane White, Davenport, and Carol Sue Guthrie, Silvis; and a special friend, Doris Brasmer.
Online condolences may be left for the family at vanhoe.com. 



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