1941 David 2022

David L. Miller

April 14, 1941 — January 18, 2022

David L. Miller, 80, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2022. He was born on April 14,1941 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late James and Dorothy Miller.

Dave attended Emmerich Manual High School and was a member of the 1958 Mythical State Champion football team that went undefeated his Senior year. He went on to play football at Purdue University from 1959 to 1962 and earned a starting spot at half back as a Sophomore and retained the starting position his Junior and Senior years. He married his loving wife of 60 years, Barbara, after the Purdue vs. IU bucket game his Junior year and was presented the game ball that was autographed by his teammates.

Above all, Dave loved his family and was a devoted husband. He was very proud of his kids, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed attending Purdue football games, playing golf, fishing, and hunting.

He is survived by his wife Barbara of 60 years, his sons Kenny (Donna) and Matt (Jessica), and daughters Debbie (Tim) and Kim (Pat); grandchildren Jeff (LeeAnn), Jennifer, Carina (Evan), Jackie (Michael), Courtney, Patrick, and Jack; great grandchildren Jackson, Bryson, Carson, and Lincoln.

There will be a private ceremony for immediate family on January 24th at Indiana Funeral Care in Greenwood, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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