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Hershel Clay Miller, 86, of Boyle Co., passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at his home.
He was born on Sunday, Sept. 6, 1931 in Madison Co., Ky., the son of Burnam and Eva Foster Miller. He was a graduate of Kirksville High School, a member of Kirksville Baptist Church and a Veteran of the U. S. Air Force. Hershel worked as a Real Estate Broker and Auctioneer for more than 56 years. He was a partner in the former Miller-Patton Auction Co. and in recent years owner of Hershel Miller Auction Co. He auctioned livestock in various stockyards, Madison Sales, Garrard Co. & Boyle Co. Stockyards, Bluegrass in Lexington and Bourbon in Louisville for many years. He was the owner of Millers Marina on Herrington Lake and served on the Board of Directors of First Southern National Bank. He loved his work, fishing and outdoors, visiting with family and friends and was an avid UK Basketball fan.
Survivors include his wife, Vena Holbrook Miller; son, Rick Miller (Peggy); daughters, Eva Pollard (Gary) and Vickie Record (Bobby); brother, Burnam Miller, Jr. (Doris); devoted family friend, Jackie White; 9 Grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 AM Friday, Nov. 17. 2017 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Johny Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 9 PM Thursday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Pollard, Dusty Pollard, Cody Pollard, Brandon Record, Brittany Record, Jonathon Miller.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Bobby Russell, Mike Isaacs, Danny Lynn, Mike Lay, Danny Lay, Calvin Walton. www.cpcfh.com
Published on November 14, 2017
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