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Obituary: Quentin L. Miller, Columbus

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Quentin Miller, of West Highland Lane, died at 11:05 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Four Seasons Healthcare.

Quentin graduated from Muncie Burris High School and attended Ball State University and IUPUI Southwestern.

He was a PFC in the United States Army, he was stationed in Alaska during the Korean War. He moved to Columbus in 1954 then opened a Studebaker-Packard dealership. He was chief electrical inspector with Bartholomew County Building & Zoning retiring in 1988.

Quentin enjoyed camping, riding his motorcycle, traveling, telling stories and eating lunch at Skooters Restaurant. He also enjoyed planning his high school reunions. His favorite hobby was watching his grandchildren at their extracurricular activities.

Graveside services will at at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Flatrock Baptist Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Reeves officiating.  Calling will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

You may view his video after noon on Sunday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet at

Quentin was born Oct. 28, 1930 in Muncie, the son of Archie R. and Trevia Miller Miller. He married Carol Haubursin Dec. 26, 1951. She preceded him in death on Feb. 1, 1991.

Survivors include daughters, Trish (Richie) Howell and Dawn Satterfield, both of Columbus; a sister, Velda Lorraine Lancing of Englewood, FL; grandchildren,  Devon Daniel, Darci Daniel, Wm Dace Daniel, Daylee Daniel, Deanna Daniel, Dacia Daniel, Nicholas Satterfield, Kennedi Satterfield, Bryn Anderson, Carter Howell; a great-grandchild, Laela Daniel; and an aunt, Imogene Landon of Berne..

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a daughter, Brenda Daniel and a son, Clifford Miller.

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