Michael James Miller, age 76, Duenweg, Missouri, passed away suddenly at his home.
Michael was born November 21, 1945 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to the union of Malcom Monroe Miller and Marie Maurgarite (Miller) Miller. Michael was a bold adventurer. He built hang-gliders, modified dune buggies, and owned motorcycles. He rebuilt and flew ultralight airplanes. Michael worked as a machinist for Texas Instruments where he was analytical and an effective trouble shooter and problem solver. At Texas Instruments, he designed and machined various prototypes. Michael loved rebuilding Street Rods. He owned a 1932 Model A. Roadster and a 1935 Plymouth Coupe. As an avid Street Rod enthusiast, Michael enjoyed participating in various car clubs and attending car shows. He was very talented at chess. He enjoyed reading books and his favorite genres included: mysteries and adventure stories. He treasured and maintained life-long friendships. Michael served as a mentor and inspiration to friends and family members. He enjoyed sharing his knowledge with others and encouraged them to pursue their dreams.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Michael Christopher Miller; niece, Brittany Harmon; nephew, Michael Kristopher Harmon; son-in-law, Jose G. Trevino; and former spouse, Beverly Joan (Overby) Carver.
Michael is survived by his daughter, Winifred Louise Trevino; sister, Marilyn M. Sunday; three nephews, Michael K. Sanders, Brian P. Sanders, and Matthew S. Harmon; former spouse, Judith A. (Wolfe) Miller; stepdaughter, Michelle Smith, her children Michael Smith and Makayla Smith; her granddaughter, Rylynn Smith; stepson, Chris Dubois; his daughter, Haylee Crump; extended family; Jerrica Carver, Jessica Carver, Jason Carver, Don and Chris Williams, Judy Musselman, Will Ozuna, Gus Gustovich, and numerous friends and relatives.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.