Walter N. Miley, 82

Walter N. Miley, 82, of 208 Parkway Drive, St. Marys, died on Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at his residence.

He was born on March 10, 1929, in Wapakoneta, to Harry S. and Florence (Koehl) Miley, and they preceded him in death.

On Sept. 29, 1951, he married Rita M. Axe, and she survives him at the residence.

He is survived by a son, Mark Miley of St. Marys; a daughter, Susan (Mickey) Walker of North Judson, Ind.; two brothers, Charles (Grace) Miley of Adrian, Mich., and Harry (Margaret) Miley of St. Marys; a sister-in-law, Hazel Miley of Davenport, Iowa; two grandsons, Shawn and Joshua Walker; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Daniel Paul Miley; a brother, James Miley; a daughter-in-law, Lorna Miley.

Walter was a 1947 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.

He retired after 36 years in the engineering department at American Telephone and Telegraph Company in Cincinnati. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, with the Rev. Anthony Cutcher officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery.

Friends may call from noon until the time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home, where memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, may be given to Friends of Holy Rosary Church.

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