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Boyd  Junior "Peanut"  Miller

Boyd Junior "Peanut" Miller
  • November 25, 1940 - December 10, 2020
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

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“I truly saddened by Peanuts passing. He was so kind to my sister and me as little girls . My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Betty DeRossett - Durham, NC

“I will always carry you in my heart Grandpa! ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Melissa Butler - Battle Creek, MI

“Boyd:Thank you for being so welcoming to me when I met you. That meant a lot.PeaceTerry Butler ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Theresa Butler - Battle Creek, MI

“Boyd was a fun loving guy who we enjoyed having as a neighbor here at Springview Tower and enjoyed joking back and forth with him and playing cards...Read More ยป
4 of 5 | Posted by: Judie DeFrates - Battle Creek, MI

“I truly saddened by Peanuts passing. He was so kind to my sister and me as little girls . My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Betty DeRossett - Durham, NC


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Boyd Junior "Peanut" Miller, 80, of Battle Creek died peacefully at Pennfield Premier Living on Thursday, December 10, 2020.

Boyd was born November 25, 1940 in Prestonburg, Kentucky the son of Cleve and Liddie (McGuire) Miller. He lived in Kentucky, Indian and Florida, prior to making Battle Creek, Michigan his home, in his 20's. Boyd was employed as a foreman for Priest Tools, Polymer Technology and had several other industrial jobs.

Boyd was united in marriage to Sally Ann Osborn on July 17, 1970 in Battle Creek. Surviving is Sally, his wife of 50 years; a son, Lloyd "Charlie" (Gayle) Miller of Warsaw, IN; three stepchildren, Dan (Pam) Collins of Perry, MI, Lori (Milford) Kendrick of Albion, Connie Inman of Battle Creek; ten grandchildren including a granddaughter, Melissa (Richard "Gary") Butler that they raised; numerous great-grandchildren, several great great-children, a brother, Joe Miller of Jacksonville, FL; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and their families. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, John, Henry and Green Miller, and an infant twin brother who died shortly after birth.

Peanut loved spending time with his family. Even though he was afraid of heights, he would ride the roller coasters with his grandkids. They had a cottage on Thornapple Lake for nearly 30 years and he loved to fish. He enjoyed traveling, especially to Tennessee and Kentucky. He loved to play Bingo, play cards with friends and family and go to the Casino. Peanut will be remembered a happy go lucky individual.

Boyd will be interred at Hicks Cemetery in Pennfield Township at a later date. Arrangements are by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.