Cyril Miller Jr.

October 16, 1924December 19, 2012

Cyril Miller, Jr., age 88 of Louisville passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2012.

He was born October 16, 1924 in Golden Pond, KY

Cyril enlisted in the United States Navy, right after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, where he served in the Pacific Fleet during WWII. Following the Navy, He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, where he served for 24 years. In the Marines, he served in the 1st Marine Division, and was involved in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean Conflict.

He also volunteered as a docent at the Louisville Zoo for many years.

He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter, Susan Rose (Corey); three grandsons, Michael and Jacob Rose and Brandon Lawrence; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cyril and Minnie Miller, Sr.; his wife, Suziko Ozaki Miller; a son, John C. Miller; two brothers, John Gordon Miller and Hugh Miller, Sr. and a sister, Mary Miller Bacon.

Private Services and burial will be conducted at a later date in Cadiz, KY.

Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village has been entrusted with arrangements.


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Marilyn Retallick

December 29, 2012

Susan, I lived 4 houses from your family when you were a child. Your Father was a wonderful man and took such good care of you and John while your Mother was ill. I did not know about John dying. You have certainly had a lot to handle in your young life. You may remember my children Steve and Tammy Williams. I will hold you in my thoughts and prayers. Marilyn Williams Retallick

Frank Love

December 28, 2012

What a wonderful man Mr. Cyril was. I really enjoyed the time with him and John. Susan you guys hang in there a brother and your father is a lot to take on, but remember the good Lord will not put no more than we can handle. Deepest sympathy. Frankie

Alsie Mae Love

December 28, 2012

Susan so sorry to hear about you father, not only my mother but we all Frankie, Foxx etc. sends our deepest sympathy. Mr. Cyril was a great, sweet good looking out man. I was just telling my kids and grand daughter about treat or treating at his house, how he put out a big silver tub of candy and he let us gets hand fulls when you came by and the day after he gave all the left over to us. :) we all loved him and he will be missed. I wished we would've went up and saw him when before he got sick. If you need anything let us know. love you all Lorna and family. Alsie Mae Love.

December 24, 2012

Thank you Cyril for your beautiful daughter. she has made my son happy. didn't we have a good time with the boys while their parents were at work?

Kandie Woods

December 20, 2012

He was a wonderful, loving, and caring man. I'm so glad I've had the chance to have him in my life. I will always remember the long talks and gets togethers we had at Susan's. You will always be in my heart... Thank you for the time in the service.

Billy Gividen

December 20, 2012

19 December, 2012
Marine & Navy. – we the Marines of Kentuckiana Det. #729 do thank you for your service to the USA & Navy during WW 2, and your fellow Marines during Korean War at Battle on Chosin Reservoir. Once a Marine Always a Marine. With Sincere Condolences on the loss of your loved one. Take comfort in knowing that your Navy & Marine has taken leave from this life to fulfill the ranks of Heaven's Detachment. Semper Fidelis Billy G. Gividen, Chaplain