Richard B. Miller

  • Born: October 9, 1928
  • Died: May 28, 2015
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center Carmel

325 E Carmel Dr
Carmel, IN 46032
Tel. (317) 848-2929

Tribute & Message From The Family

Richard B. Miller, 86, Indianapolis, passed away May 28, 2015. He was born October 9, 1928, in Clearfield, PA, the son of the late Boyd I. and Catherine (Gulich) Miller. He married Elizabeth Raap on May 25, 1968.

Dick graduated from Shortridge High School. He attended Butler University and Purdue University to continue his studies in Electrical Engineering. Richard served in the United States Army. He retired as Vice-President of Sales from the ESCO Corporation in 2004 after 29 pleasurable years. Dick will be remembered for his marvelous sense of humor and the twinkle in his eyes when his great granddaughters would visit.

Dick was a member of the Millersville Masonic Lodge #126 and the Scottish Rite. He was also a licensed Amateur Radio Operator and greatly enjoyed talking and listening to people around the world. Dick volunteered with the Master Gardeners to maintain the grounds of the President Harrison Site.

He was a loving husband and father. Dick is survived by his wife of 47 years, Elizabeth Miller; two daughters, Lynn (Bruce Goddard) Miller, Sherry (Scott) Spradling; three grandchildren, Sara (Michael) Goldman, Sam Spradling, Parker Hardan; and three great grandchildren, Meredith, Marielle, and Zach Goldman, . He was preceded in passing by a daughter, Deborah Henderson; and a brother, Robert Miller.

A Masonic memorial service will be 5:00 p.m. Thursday, June 4, 2015, at Flanner and Buchanan – Carmel, 325 East Carmel Drive. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project; The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site in Indianapolis to benefit the maintenance of the gardens. Online condolences may be made by visiting