Saturday, April 2nd, 2011
David Brent Miller, 50, of Portland, Ind., died March 27, 2011, in an aviation accident in Kentucky.
He was born April 26, 1960, in Portland, to Norman Miller and Barbara Franks. His father and stepmother, Alice Miller, survive in Portland; his mother survives in Mason. On Sept. 2, 1989, he married Michelle Pierzchala, who survives.
Also surviving is a son, Sam Miller; two daughters, Aly Miller and Eme Miller; and three brothers, Barry (Mary Anne) Miller, Portland, Greg (Shirley) Miller, Portland, and Todd (Lori) Miller, Portland.
He was the owner of Miller Aviation, which he founded in 1989, and a lifelong farmer. He attended Westchester United Methodist Church and was a member of Portland Rotary Club, Gideons and Emmaus. He was a 1978 graduate of Jay County High School and a Purdue Ag short-course graduate.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Darrell Borders officiating. Burial is at Westchester Cemetery.
Calling is 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland, and 9 a.m. Monday at the church.
Contributions may be made to the church's mission fund.
Condolences may be left at www.bairdfreeman.com.