Rodney D. Miller, age 59, of Jackson Center, Ohio passed away unexpectedly at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney, Ohio.
He was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio February 22, 1960, a son of Janet (Kirtley) Miller and the late Doit “Pete” Miller. He was also preceded in death by his son, Seth Miller; his father and mother-in-law, Chester and Marian Norton and a brother-in-law, Danny Sosby.
On February 26, 1983, Rod married the former Becky Norton in West Mansfield, Ohio and she survives along with their son, Alex (Tiffany) Miller and his first grandchild which will be born in April; a sister, Angie (Tony) Stratton; a brother, Jeff (Mary) Miller; a sister-in-law, Tina Sosby; nieces and nephews, Erin (Brad) Davis, Brenda (Steve) McCoy, Luke (Nicole) Miller, Jason (Michelle Wallace) Stratton, Heather (Josh) Deans, Ryan (Josh Robinson) Sosby, and Kyle (Maggie McGowan) Sosby; special friends, Jim and Beth Butler and their children, Faith, A.J. and Cole and Dan and Christy Akers and their children Maissen, Clay, and Shia and several aunts and uncles.
Rod and his wife owned and operated the Elder Theatre in Jackson Center for thirty seven years and the High Road Drive-In in Kenton, Ohio. He was a member of the United Drive-In Theatre Association (UDITOA) and the North Greenfield United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 2020 at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Jackson Center.
Pastor Linda Dulin-Moore will officiate the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 13, 2020 at the North Greenfield United Methodist Church in West Mansfield, Ohio.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the North Greenfield Cemetery in West Mansfield.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Jackson Center.