Homer F. Miller, 84, son of Francis and Alta McKinney Miller, was born March 1, 1920, near Yukon. He died March 6, 2004, at Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston. Mr. Miller spent his lifetime in this area other than while serving in the U.S. Army. He was a corporal during World War II, serving from 1942 to ’45. For a campaign in the Western Pacific, he received a Bronze Star, various ribbons and bars plus a Victory Ribbon. Following his discharge, he spent his life on the farm near Yukon. Along with his own work, he helped his neighbors with their crops or anything else he could including digging graves by hand at the Ozark and Big Creek cemeteries. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, being outdoors and visiting with neighbors and friends. He was saved and baptized early in life and attended the Big Creek Church as long as his health permitted. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Myrtle and Ruth Ward; and an infant brother. Surviving are a sister, Ethel Cummins of Houston; and a brother, Don Miller of Houston. Services were March 9 at the Evans Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kendall Ford officiating. Burial was in the Ozark Cemetery. “

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