NEWARK — Ralph Elsworth Miller, 99, of Newark, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at the Flint Ridge Nursing and Rehab Center.
He was born Jan. 11, 1913, in Mount Vernon, to the late Guy and Minnie Ellen (Blair) Miller.
Mr. Miller was a member of Central Christian Church for over 50 years. He began employment as a floor-covering laborer in Knox and Licking counties, worked for the John J. Carroll Department Store as a floor covering buyer and retired from the OSU-Newark Campus as a superintendent in the building maintenance department.
He is survived by his wife of 76 years, Mary, whom he married April 25, 1936; two sons, Philip J. Miller of Newark and Michael R. Miller of Springfield; three grandchildren, Dr. Brian James (Kelly) Miller, Tammy (Michael) Lowks of Columbus and Kristy (James) Miller; 10 great-grandchildren, Ethan J., Jacob M., Andrew G., Natalie, Cassandra “Cassie,” Tucker, Simon, Daisy, Elijah and Henry; two nieces and two nephews.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.