James D. Miller, 69, of Danvers, IL passed away at 3:25 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at Carle BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.
He was born on February 13, 1954 in Bloomington a son of Kenneth and Betty (Herberger) Miller. He married Gwendolyn Kaufman on April 18, 1980 in Eureka. She survives.
Also surviving are his children, Cory (Stevie) Miller of Danvers; Katy Miller of Congerville; mother, Betty Miller of Eureka; one sister, Kathy (Ben) Zimmerman; five grandchildren, Mallory, Trayson, Kynlee, Avery and Mackenzie Miller. He was preceded in death by his father, infant brother and sister, step-father, Walter Miller.
James farmed in the rural Danvers area and was a machinery/livestock auctioneer. Even though he loved farming, livestock and Auctioneering, what he loved most of all was his family...especially his grandkids.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 12, 2023 from 4-7 p.m. at the Grace Church of the Nazarene in Eureka and also from 10:00-10:45 a.m. on Tuesday at the church before services. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at the Church. Pastor Gordon Barrick will officiate. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements for the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Church of the Nazarene or United Methodist Church in Mackinaw. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.argoruestmanharris.com.