PRINCETON — Scharswood "Sam" A. Miller, 93, of Princeton passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.
He was born May 3, 1920, in Buda to Scott and Edna (Murphy) Miller. He attended Tiskilwa schools and served in the U.S. Army, 1944-1945, in Germany during World War II. He also worked as a mail carrier for Princeton Post Office for many years. He married Eileen (McKenney) Miller on Sept 3, 1999. He was a member of Shooting Park Road Baptist Church and loved to do woodworking in his spare time.
He is survived by his wife, Eileen; two children, Eleanor (Dan) Fisher and Robert (Jane) Miller, both of Dover; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three stepchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; several stepgreat-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Naomi (Walters) Miller in 1996; and one sister, Rene.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with the Rev. Gary McKee officiating. Burial will be private and at a later date.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the Shooting Park Road Baptist Church in Peru.
Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh.com.