Bob Miller

January 13, 1949 - July 21, 2022

Bobby G. “Bob” Miller, age 73, Carterville, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2022 in Cullman, Alabama after a sudden illness.

Bob was born January 13, 1949 in Miami, Oklahoma, son of the late Bobby Leroy Miller and Roma Louise (Brown) Miller. He grew up in Joplin and graduated from Joplin High School before receiving his degree in Drafting from Oklahoma State Technical School in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. He worked as a draftsman for Dresser Engineering for many years and later ran Eagle Tarp Repair and Upholstery before teaching auto mechanics for Franklin Tech in Joplin for several years. He was a faithful member of the Life Changers Church in Pittsburg, Kansas. He loved being outdoors, especially fishing, whether from a boat on one of the area lakes or on the bank at a local river or farm pond. He loved his family, and spending time with them fishing and camping, or just hanging out. He will be greatly missed.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his daughter, Julie Ellis; grandson, Cody Miller, granddaughter, Whitney Miller; and three brothers, Randy Miller, Daryl Miller, and Kevin Miller.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Judy L. (Divine) Miller; son, Bobby Joe Miller of St. Joseph, Missouri; son-in-law, Jerry Ellis of Carterville; grandchildren, Shane Ellis of Carterville, Cory Miller, Chance Miller both of Branson, Missouri, Addie DeFries, Krissy DeFries, and Julianne Miller all of Huntsville, Alabama; four great-grandchildren, Camdyn, Kason, Hudson, and Bellamy.

Memorial service will be Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Three Point Church 17811 Old 66, Carthage, MO with Pastor J. R. Mootrey officiating.