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Randy Miller

March 2, 1960 — June 21, 2021

Randy Miller, 61, of Corning, Iowa, passed away Monday, June 21, 2021. A Celebration of Life will be held from 5:30 – 9:00 P.M., in the back room of J. O.’s Lounge, Corning, Iowa, Wednesday, June 30. 2021. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery at Quincy, Adams County, Iowa, at a later date. Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center of Corning is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the family. Memories and on-line condolences may be left at

Richard Randall Miller, the son of Charles Richard and Phyllis Jean (Gentle) Miller was born March 2, 1960 in Corning, Iowa. He graduated from Corning High School with the Class of 1978. Randy was united in marriage to Patti Minock on November 15, 1980 in Holly, Michigan. Two sons: Richard and Christopher were born to bless this union. Randy and Patti later divorced.

Randy worked several jobs in the Corning area. These included working as a farm hand for Houck Farms, various jobs with Jimmie Olson, and bartending at J. O.’s and the Red Bull. He worked for various construction companies doing concrete work, including time working with Tony Peters and Bob Graf. Randy also owned and operated Miller Construction for a few years. He moved to Waukee, Iowa in the early 2000’s and built many playscapes in the Des Moines area with Rob Shoeman. He returned to Corning in 2018. Randy was a very hard worker who was always willing to help others. Randy’s hobbies included hunting, fishing, and driving the countryside. He also enjoyed tending his garden.

Left to cherish Randy’s memory are his sons: Richard (Kandi) Miller, Corning, Iowa, and Christopher Miller, Colorado Springs, Colorado; four granddaughters: Madison, Miley, Charlee, and Amelia; mother, Phyllis Miller, Corning, Iowa; two sisters: Deb Huber, Des Moines, Iowa and Jackie (Dean Dawson) Miller, Mingo, Iowa; aunt, Carol Nolte, Corning, Iowa; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Preceding Randy in death were his father, Charles; brother, Robert and brother-in-law, Randall Miller.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

5:30 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Celebration of Life will be held in the back room of J.O.'s Lounge

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