Thomas Miller, Class of 1954

Posted Dec 22, 2022

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Thomas Miller ’54 died January 4, 2020. Thomas was born on January 25, 1933 to the late Arthur and Ruth Miller.
Tom graduated from Strasburg-Franklin High School where he excelled at basketball, football and track. He continued his education at Otterbein University where he played basketball and earned a Bachelor in Business Administration. During his time at Otterbein, he was also apart of the “O” club and Zeta Phi (Zeta) fraternity.
After graduating from Otterbein, Tom was drafted into the United States Army and stationed in Wurzburg, Germany. Tom then joined the family business, Miller & Miller Insurance at Dover, and he later became president of the firm, fulfilling that role until his retirement in 1998.
In his free time, Tom enjoyed playing golf and beating any willing opponent at tennis or backgammon. He maintained an active membership at the Union Country Club for many years and was inducted into the club’s Hall of Fame.

In addition to Shirley, his wife, Tom is survived by his three children, Dr. Bradley (Katy Hollister) Miller, Kristen (Del) Shepherd, and Kyle (Kim) Miller, as well as his five grandchildren; Ryan, Luke, Nathan, Cole, and Abby.