Donald Miller, Jr.

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Donald E. Miller, Jr., 66, of New Athens, IL, born January 29, 1957, in East St. Louis, IL, died Saturday, June 24, 2023, at his residence with family by his side.

Don was a member of Roofer’s Local #2 and retired after over 20 years of service. He loved to ride motorcycles. Don enjoyed fishing, boating, camping, and any other outdoor activities. His friends had given him the nickname “Hitler”. He will be sorely missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald E. Sr., and Mildred T., nee Lyman, Miller; a stepson, Jeffrey Huffman; and his second wife, Susan Miller.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Judith A. Miller, whom he married December 16, 1989; a son, Jason (Kelly) Miller of St. Libory, IL;
two stepdaughters, Amber Clubb (Jeremy Pfannebecker) of Freeburg, IL, and Heather (Brian) Yurgec of New Athens, IL; his grandchildren, Trinity and Madison Miller, Breanna (Doug) Mank, Lexy (Staton) O’Dell, Zach and Lidiah Hoffarth, and Corey Barnett; three great-grandchildren, Troy, Vivienne, and Juniper O’Dell;
two sisters, Donna (Melvin) Howie and Carol Chaney; nieces, nephews, and friends.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 29, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.

Funeral: Cremation will follow the visitation. A celebration of life will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 2023, at 8327 Lost Dog Road, New Athens, IL.


4 Comments on Donald Miller, Jr.

Mary haubrich said : Guest Report Jun 28, 2023 at 4:50 PM

So sorry for your loss 💔 you are your family are in our prayers.

  • New Athens
  • Ill
Amanda (Mandy) Huffman said : Guest Report Jun 26, 2023 at 8:03 PM

I’m so sorry for the Families loss he sure gonna be missed. RIP

  • Freeburg
  • IL
Joyce/Mike Behrns said : Guest Report Jun 26, 2023 at 7:57 PM

So sorry for your loss. Donny will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are for the family.

  • Fayetteville
  • Illinois
Lisa Curtis said : Guest Report Jun 26, 2023 at 5:02 PM

Holding you Judy and your family in our thoughts & prayers. With deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Curtis Family

  • Waterloo
  • IL

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