February 8, 1933 - July 11, 2021
Stanley C. Miller, 88, of 31 Farm View Lane, Lewistown, had his own personal rapture into the arms of Jesus at 6:46 a.m. on Sunday, July 11, 2021.
Born February 8, 1933 in Bratton Township, he was a son of the late William C. and Gertrude (Kauffman) Miller. On November 8, 1958, he married Aura Kay (Hockenberry) Miller. She preceded in death on April 8, 2019.
Surviving are: his daughters, Tambra L. Peachey & husband Max of Lewistown; Angela K. Knable & husband Kent of Belleville; son-in-law, Lee Peachey of Belleville, nine grandchildren, Nicholas Peachey, Mikaela Pealock, Colin Peachey, Alexis Peachey, Chelsea Shepherd, Emily Yoder, Taylor Vidal, Benjamin Knable, and Jacob Knable, as well as 16 great-grandchildren and a sister, Patricia Sunderland of McVeytown.
Along with his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by a daughter, Marty A. Peachey on June 12, 2014, a sister, Margaret Stewart & her husband James; brothers, Donald Miller and Conrad Miller, and a brother-in-law, Benjamin Sunderland.
Stanley served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was stationed in Germany where he was a military police officer. He graduated from Elizabethtown College with his Bachelors Degree, and went on to study at Penn State and receive his Masters Degree. He was an English teacher and guidance counselor at Rothrock High School, a guidance counselor at Chief Logan High School and served as Director of Development and a guidance counselor at Belleville Mennonite School.
He was a member of the McVeytown United Methodist Church where he taught the adult Sunday School class, lead Bible studies and counseled many people. Most recently, he attended Locust Grove Mennonite Church. He was involved with the Mifflin County Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International where he served as President for many years. He coached baseball and golf and he enjoyed restoring furniture, hunting, gardening, working on the farm and playing his guitar. Labor Day with his family was his favorite holiday. He was constantly sharing the love of Jesus with everyone he met.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Locust Grove Mennonite Church. His family will receive friends following the service. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to: Gator Wilderness Camp School, 44930 Farabee Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33982.
Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, Belleville. Online condolences may be offered at www.hendersonfuneralhomes.net.