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Thomas “Tommy” E. Miller

Godfrey | Monday, June 6 2011

Thomas “Tommy” E. Miller, 63, passed away at 4:10 am Monday, June 6, 2011 at Beverly Farms in Godfrey, under the care of St. Anthony’s Hospice. 

He was born on December 14, 1947 in Jerseyville IL, the son of the late John E. “Jack” and Doris B. (Patton) Miller.

Tommy was the oldest grandchild on both sides and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan.  He dearly loved his nieces and nephews and loved spending time with them.  He was involved in the Special Olympics and Horsemanship at Beverly Farms and you could always see him drinking a can of Pepsi. 

He is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn “Sis” and Bob Benton of Bethalto; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles “Buddy” and Vicki Miller of Mulberry Grove, IL and Michael “Baby Boy” and Shelby Miller of Greenville; his nieces and nephews and their spouses, Christina Eberhardt, Jimmy Miller, Bryan and Casei Benton, Heather Benton, Jessie and Jared Freeman and Tracy Miller; one great niece and two great nephews, Brett Eberhardt, Katie Eberhardt and Zaden Miller and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, William and Freda Patton and Harry and Minnie Miller.

Visitation will be from 4 until funeral services at 7 pm on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.  A graveside service will be 10:00 am Thursday, June 9, 2011 at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens Chapel with Rev. Judy Miller officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to the Beverly Farms Foundation Group Home #3.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com


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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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