Glen O. Miller, 85, of Beverly, Ohio, died on Monday, April 26, 2021 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on July 22, 1935 in Waterford, Ohio, son of Oscar C. and Clara Ema Wagner Miller. Glen graduated from Vincent High School in 1953 and served in the US Army from 1960-1962. He was employed at Ohio Power Company AEP from 1962 until 1972. After that he started Millers TV Cable Company in 1963 and later sold it in 1988 after expanding the business. He built his first new home in Waterford in 1982 and later built four other homes in the area. Glen had a good work ethic and later developed Miller Estates Subdivision in Devola consisting of fifteen lots. He served as Washington County Commissioner from 1985 until 1992. He was a strong Republican and attended three Presidential Inaugurations and Balls (Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George Bush Sr.) in Washington DC. He was a member of the American legion Post 389 in Beverly, Mt. Moriah Masonic Lodge 37 F&AM and Order of Eastern Star in Beverly, Marietta Shrine Club and the Beverly United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the Muskingum Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and served as Chairman for eleven years. In his early days he coached Waterford Little League Baseball. He was an avid golfer and a member of Lakeside Golf Course and had three holes- in- ones during his golfing years. In the year 2000 he and Ginny played the Pebble Beach Golf Course in California. He was also an avid dancer including square dancing, line dancing, jitter bug and most of all, the polka.
He married Eleanor Maze in 1956 and later divorced in 1970. He is survived by a daughter, Diane Arnold and husband Alvin of Vincent and a son, Dave Miller and wife Michelle of Devola; five grandchildren, Ashley Dill (Matt), Eric Arnold, Lindsey Arnold, Mattie Miller and Max Miller; his significant other, Virginia (Ginny) McVey of Beverly; two sisters, Marilyn Moody of Devola and Carolyn Barnes and husband Chuck of Marietta; a brother Don Miller and wife Cheryl of Waterford; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother in law, Gib Moody.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at the Beverly United Methodist Church with Pastor Jerry Penrod officiating. Burial will be in the Watertown Cemetery with Military Services at the grave. Friends may call 5-8 pm on Wednesday at McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly and one hour before the service at the church. Mask and social distancing will be observed. Donations may be made to the Beverly Waterford Rescue Squad, PO Box 45, Beverly, Ohio 45715. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.mccurdyfh.com.
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