David Miller


LAKIN — David Mac Miller, 61, of Lakin, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at his home.

LAKIN — David Mac Miller, 61, of Lakin, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at his home.

He was born May 12, 1951, in Ulysses, to Glen and Ruth Tunis Miller.

On Nov. 28, 1970, he married Connie Joan Rushton in Holly, Colo. They lived near Coolidge before moving to Lakin in 1972. He began working for Colorado Interstate Gas Co. in 1972 and retired in 2010 as the director of operations.

He was a member of the Lakin Church of Christ where he also served as a Deacon and an Elder. He was also a member of the National Association of Corrosion Engineers. He enjoyed electronics, mechanics, camping, traveling, especially to the Colorado mountains, and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, Lance and his wife, Kelsey Miller, of Shawnee, and Travis and his wife, Shonty Miller, of Terra Haute, Ind.; two sisters, Glenda and her husband, Rene Crisostomo, of Atlanta, and Alma Lou Plunkett of Syracuse; seven grandchildren, Clinton, Kylie, Logan, Keighan, Maizey, Colton and Lucas; his father-in-law, Hugh Rushton of Holly; and two sisters-in-law, Rose Marie and her husband, Jerry Jones, of Holly, and Betty Lou and her husband, Duane Headrick, of Turpin, Okla.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his mother-in-law, Elsie Rushton.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Coolidge Gymnasium in Coolidge. Burial will follow at the Holly Cemetery in Holly. There will be no calling hours.

The family request memorials be given to St. Catherine Hospice or to the Lakin Church of Christ, both in care of Garnand Funeral Home, Lakin. Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net.


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