Rick E. Miller

Born: Sat., Jan. 2, 1965
Died: Sun., Sep. 23, 2018


Celebration of Life

3:00 PM Sat., Sep. 29, 2018
Location: Chase Miller's Home


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Rick E. Miller age 53 of Ashland, passed away on Sunday September 23, 2018 at the Cleveland Clinic following a courageous five year battle with cancer.

Born in Ashland on January 2, 1965 the son of Phillip and Diane (Biddinger) Miller, he was an Ashland resident all of his life. Mr. Miller was employed at Custom Hoist and also was a mechanic for Solomon Cars.

On November 14, 1987 Rick was married to Jamie McQuillen who survives.

In addition to his wife Jamie, Mr. Miller is survived by four children, Callie (TJ) Knowlton of Ashland, Chase Miller of Ashland, Travis (Kelly) Eighinger of Ashland and Jen Landis of Mansfield. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Charlee Knowlton, Kinsley Knowlton, Reagan Emmons, Addie Emmons, Colt Landis, Hallie Eighinger and Taylor Eighinger.  His Step Mother, Jean Miller, Mother in law, Dolores McQuillen; Brother and sister in law, Randy (Mickie) Miller of Ashland, Sister in Law Joni (Jim) Dunn, Brother in law Jim McQuillen and nieces and nephews also survive. His beloved dog Rylee also survives.

Mr. Miller is preceded in death by his mother, Diane Biddinger, Step Father, Don Biddinger and Father in law, Jim McQuillen.

Mr. Miller was a member of the Ashland Eagles Aerie 2178

Rick was known as a very selfless man who always put his family first. He was a hardworking man who always had a smile on his face. He was a great father, husband, son and brother. Rick was known to make an impact on anyone’s life he was around. His kids and grandkids were the light of his life. He always made sure to make his kids friends his own. 

A celebration of Rick’s life will be held at the home of Chase Miller, 1106 Township Road 793, Ashland, Ohio 44805 on Saturday September 29, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

The family has suggested that memorial contributions in his name be given to the following organization, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105  

 

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Tim & Michelle Knowlton
   Posted Tue September 25, 2018
One of the nicest men I know and welcomed us into his family from the day he met us. This man loved his children so much and his grandchildren brought a smile to his face.My heart is just broke for his family and my daughter-in -law that we love like one of our own. R.I.P my dear friend till we meet again.

Deb Crawford
   Posted Tue September 25, 2018
My deepest sympathy to all the family. My Prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. May the Lord wrap his loving arms around you and give you the strength and comfort you need. Heaven gained a wonderful new angel!

Wayne and Linda McKenna
   Posted Thu September 27, 2018
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of cousin Rick. His mother Diane was my husband Wayne's aunt. They were only 6 years apart and basically grew up very close.
A memory that has always stayed in my mind, that proves Rick was a loving, caring person showed at the young age of five. We were visiting with his family and had our year old daughter with us. She was toddling and very curious. While toddling in the yard, Rick walked behind her with both arms out around her waiting to save her from falling.
She took a shine to him and they spent the afternoon exploring the yard. It was obvious then that he would grow to be the wonderful man described in his obituary.
I hope all of you gain comfort from the many memories of his love and care.

Deb Worst Canfield
   Posted Fri September 28, 2018
I am so very sorry for your loss. I have known Rick since junior high and he was always a friend. He was a good soul always there to help a friend. His cousin Laura and I ran into him 2-3 months ago and it was good to see him. Till we meet again RIP Rick

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