Richard Lawrence Miller



Memorial Contributions

may be made to

Hope on the Hill Fund

(For Parkinson’s Research)

Van Andel Institute

333 Bostwick NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place

Memphis, TN 38105-995

Richard Miller, age 85 of Grand Rapids, died Thursday, December 16, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, Neil, mother, Edith, and brother, Ted. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; children, Amy (Gregory) Feather, Yvonne Hogan and stepson, Bryan (Danielle) Cole; grandchildren, Michael Hogan, Chloe Feather, and Elizabeth Cole; sisters, Patricia (Daniel) Weston, and Marcia Fowler; many loving nieces and nephews. Richard served for several years on the Kent City School Board. He retired from the State of Michigan in the Michigan Employment Security Commission, was an avid golfer, and loved cars. Richard was a loving father and husband who enjoyed family and friends. He had a wonderful sense of humor and will be missed by all. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 21 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at the O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. SE, Grand Rapids. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 22, at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel with visitation one-hour prior. Chaplain Nathaniel Johnson of Emmanual Hospice, officiating. Interment Graceland Memorial Park. Memorial Contributions may be made to Hope on the Hill Fund (For Parkinson’s Research), Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-995.

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4 Responses

  1. I will never forget the way grandpa made me smile. He always was filled with jokes and never failed to make my day. The way we laughed together will always stay deep within my heart and I will cherish it for the rest of my life.
    I Love you Grandpa

  2. I’m a friend and co-worker of his daughter Yvonne. She loved her father so much and talked about him often. We are so glad she was with him these last five days. Prayers for her and Mr. Miller’s family. Nashville Fertility loves you Yvonne and praying for Gods piece and comfort.

    Patty Newman

  3. Amy, Greg and Chloe,
    So sorry for your loss.
    I pray you find comfort in these difficult days ahead.

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