Fred Miller Jr.

May 14, 2024 at 8:53 p.m.


Fred Miller Jr., a devoted family man and a beloved member of the community, passed away surrounded by his family on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, 2024, at Lutheran Kosciusko Hospital at the age of 75.
He was born on Dec. 23, 1948, in Prestonsburg, Ky., the son of Fred Sr. and Josephine Meade Miller. Fred was known for his unwavering love for his family and friends, earning him the reputation of being the life of the party wherever he went.
Fred grew up in Ohio, spending his childhood swimming in the creek and enjoying life with his family. His family then moved to Pierceton when he was 12 years old. While in Kosciusko County, he met the love of his life, Cathy Cordill. They were united in marriage on July 13, 1968, in Pierceton. The two have spent their lives raising their two sons, Scot and Fred “Jay” III.
Fred dedicated 35 years to working at RR Donnelly before embracing a well-deserved retirement. He was proud to have accomplished his goal of visiting all 50 states with Cathy by his side, many on the motorcycle, a feat that brought him great joy and fulfillment.
Fred's vibrant personality shone through in his diverse set of hobbies and interests. He found joy in attending the Ducktail Car Show with his sons and grandsons and treasured ownership of his own '64 GTO that he loved to show. Additionally, he had a passion for motorcycles, drag racing on Sundays, enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing expeditions in Canada and cherished travel adventures with both friends and family. He would travel south just to pick up shrimp and bring it back to Indiana. For ten consecutive years, Fred embraced the warmth of winters in Palmetto, Fla., with Cathy.
Fred is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Cathy Cordill Miller; sons, Scot Miller and Fred "Jay" (Lori) Miller III; grandchildren: Branden, Britney (Jeremy) Krom, Brooke (Skyler) Eager, Zac and Briar; great-grandchildren: Jordan, Bray, Emily, Jorden, Adin, Mason, Brantley, Bryson, Connor and Branden II; brothers, Richard (Barb) Miller and Robert (Elaine) Miller; and sister-in law, Mary Miller; as well as his loyal companion Meko the dog. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Among those who preceded him in death are his parents, Fred Sr. and Josephine Miller; as well as siblings: Cleo, Hazel, Earl, Eddie and Henry.
Titus Funeral Home of Warsaw is entrusted with the care of Fred and his family. Friends and family may gather for visitation there, 2000 Sheridan St., Warsaw, on Thursday, May 16 from 2 until 4 p.m. and again from 6 until 8 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Friday, May 17 at 11 a.m. with doors opening one hour prior. Pastor Glenn Hall will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are appreciated to the Animal Welfare League.
To leave a condolence, please visit www.TitusFuneralHome.com.

Fred Miller Jr., a devoted family man and a beloved member of the community, passed away surrounded by his family on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, 2024, at Lutheran Kosciusko Hospital at the age of 75.
He was born on Dec. 23, 1948, in Prestonsburg, Ky., the son of Fred Sr. and Josephine Meade Miller. Fred was known for his unwavering love for his family and friends, earning him the reputation of being the life of the party wherever he went.
Fred grew up in Ohio, spending his childhood swimming in the creek and enjoying life with his family. His family then moved to Pierceton when he was 12 years old. While in Kosciusko County, he met the love of his life, Cathy Cordill. They were united in marriage on July 13, 1968, in Pierceton. The two have spent their lives raising their two sons, Scot and Fred “Jay” III.
Fred dedicated 35 years to working at RR Donnelly before embracing a well-deserved retirement. He was proud to have accomplished his goal of visiting all 50 states with Cathy by his side, many on the motorcycle, a feat that brought him great joy and fulfillment.
Fred's vibrant personality shone through in his diverse set of hobbies and interests. He found joy in attending the Ducktail Car Show with his sons and grandsons and treasured ownership of his own '64 GTO that he loved to show. Additionally, he had a passion for motorcycles, drag racing on Sundays, enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing expeditions in Canada and cherished travel adventures with both friends and family. He would travel south just to pick up shrimp and bring it back to Indiana. For ten consecutive years, Fred embraced the warmth of winters in Palmetto, Fla., with Cathy.
Fred is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Cathy Cordill Miller; sons, Scot Miller and Fred "Jay" (Lori) Miller III; grandchildren: Branden, Britney (Jeremy) Krom, Brooke (Skyler) Eager, Zac and Briar; great-grandchildren: Jordan, Bray, Emily, Jorden, Adin, Mason, Brantley, Bryson, Connor and Branden II; brothers, Richard (Barb) Miller and Robert (Elaine) Miller; and sister-in law, Mary Miller; as well as his loyal companion Meko the dog. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Among those who preceded him in death are his parents, Fred Sr. and Josephine Miller; as well as siblings: Cleo, Hazel, Earl, Eddie and Henry.
Titus Funeral Home of Warsaw is entrusted with the care of Fred and his family. Friends and family may gather for visitation there, 2000 Sheridan St., Warsaw, on Thursday, May 16 from 2 until 4 p.m. and again from 6 until 8 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Friday, May 17 at 11 a.m. with doors opening one hour prior. Pastor Glenn Hall will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are appreciated to the Animal Welfare League.
To leave a condolence, please visit www.TitusFuneralHome.com.

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