Ronald Lee Miller

Ronald Lee Miller, 76, of Beverly, died Tuesday (Jan. 8, 2013) at Muskingum Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation in Beverly.

He was born March 14, 1936, in Waterford, son of Woodrow C. Miller and Neota B. Barnes. He retired from Globe Metallurgical after 41 years. He attended Waterford High School and graduated from Beverly High School. He was a member of the Fifth Street Church of Christ, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, honorary member of the Beverly Volunteer Fire Department, National Rifle Association and the Geppetto Woodcarvers.

He was married July 9, 1955 to Betty Jean Lecik Miller , his wife of 57 years. He is survived by his wife and four children, Darla Ash of Lebanon, Ohio, Robin Rauch and husband Steve of Pickerington, Ohio, Scott Miller and wife Vickie of Beverly and Jamie Miller and wife Anissa of Lowell; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Melva Dixon and Janice King of Beverly.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Marian Weihl; and a brother Donald Miller.

A private service will be held Saturday January 12, 2013 for the immediate family with Evangelist Zack Waite officiating. Burial will be in Waterford Cemetery. Friends may call 1 to 8 p.m. on Friday at McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly.

Donations may be made to the Beverly Volunteer Fire Department, the Beverly Waterford Rescue Squad or the Fifth Street Church of Christ. Online condolences may be made by visiting