Obituary: Marlin Seldeen “Cappy” Miller

December 30, 1938 – December 12, 2020

Marlin Seldeen “Cappy” Miller, 81, of Bedford, passed away Saturday, December 12, 2020, at 2:10 p.m. at the IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born December 30, 1938, he was the son of Sylvan C. and Laerina E. (Sons) Miller. He married Peggy Bradford on December 3, 1960, at the Bedford First Church of God, and she survives.

Marlin began his career in welding and layout at Bedford Miscellaneous Iron and Steel and continued his work at Sigma Steel in Bedford before becoming disabled. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Surviving to cherish the memory of Marlin Seldeen Miller include his wife, Peggy; his sons, Mathew (Sonya) Miller and Curtis (Erica) Miller, both of Bedford; grandchildren, Ashley (Matt) York, Craig (Hannah) Miller, Tyler Sanders, Hailey Miller, and Cameron Miller; four great-grandchildren; and brothers Joe Wray of Bloomington and Jerry Wray of Texas.

Marlin was preceded in death by his parents, Sylvan C Miller and Laerina E. Miller; his daughter, Deetra Diane Miller; brothers, Mike Miller and Robert “Bobby” Miller; and sisters Monna (Barkman) Main and Anenna (Barkman) Adams.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at 1 p.m. at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford with Bro. Don Sanders officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be at Ferguson-Lee Chapel from 11 a.m. until the hour of the service.

Donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in memory of Marlin Miller.

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