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Tony "Hook" Miller

July 27, 1951 ~ February 14, 2020 (age 68)

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Tony O. "Hook" Miller, age 68 of Oakwood, Ohio, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 at ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital.   
He was born on July 27, 1951 to Marion "Bus" and Ruth (Winebrinner) Miller in Defiance, Ohio. Hook proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy as a Brownwater Frogman during the Vietnam War. 

Hook was a member of  Harvest Church in Scott, Ohio, Defiance VFW #3360, AmVets #1991, and Eagles #372. He loved to race cars, and he raced for over 42 years. Hook enjoyed being self employed as a mechanic. In his leisure time he loved hanging out and partying with his family and friends. 

Hook is survived by his two daughters, Abby (Dean) Davis of Paulding, OH, and Mariah (Jeremy) Cole of Michigan, and his two sons, Brian Miller of Paulding, OH, and Chad "Buck" (Pam) Miller of South Bend, IN. He also leaves behind four grandchildren, Emily, Mary, Alex, and Tyson, and three great-grandchildren, Cason,  BriLynn, and Tony J. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Rachael Miller, sisters Sally and Sue, and a brother, Bill.
A graveside honor guard service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, February 21, 2020 at Riverside Cemetery. A memorial service will follow at VFW in Defiance.

Schaffer Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
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Military Honors
February 21, 2020

11:00 AM
Riverside Cemetery

Defiance, OH 43512

Memorial Service
February 21, 2020

11:30 AM
V.F.W. #3360
Clinton St.
Defiance, OH 43512

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