BLOOMINGTON — Michael P. Miller, 31, of Bloomington passed away Friday (March 23, 2012) in Bloomington.
The funeral for Mr. Miller will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home, Atlanta, prior to the service.
Cremation rites will be accorded. Inurnment will be in Camp Butler at a later date.
Michael Paul Miller was born Dec. 8, 1980, in Normal, the son of Jeana Brewer and William E. Miller.
Surviving Mr. Miller are his parents, Jeana (Russell) Ballinger, Atlanta, and William (Dawn Becker) Miller, Bloomington; siblings, Robin (Nick Harvey) Miller, Lincoln, and Triston Ballinger, Atlanta; stepsiblings, Hannah Becker, Bloomington, and Ashley Becker, Mendota; grandparents, Georgianna (Gene) Cunningham, Bloomington; Charles (Faye) Brewer, Pensacola, Fla.; Sidney (Jean) Miller, Bloomington; and Anna Jean (Don) Winn, Bloomington; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Louise Miller Riffle, and grandfather Lowell Ballinger.
Michael was a 2000 graduate of Olympia High School. He was a member of Atlanta Christian Church when he was younger. He served our nation in the U.S. Air Force for seven years and in the National Guard for three years. He participated in Operation Enduring Freedom, served in Afghanistan and many other duty stations throughout the world and received many medals of recognition during his service.
Memorials may be made to VFW Post 454 in Bloomington or to his family.
Final arrangements are entrusted to Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home of Atlanta.