|Dr. Don C. Miller, 91 May 25, 1923
- March 22, 2015
Dr. Don C. Miller 91, of Rush County, entered Heavenly
rest on March 22, 2015. He was born May 25, 1923
on the farm where he lived most of his life. He was
the son of Claude and Gertie (Redenbaugh) Miller.
Don married Sue Wyman in 1946 and she preceded him
in death in 2000. He married Sandra Hawkins in 2010
and she survives.
Also surviving are his sister-in-law Rachel Wyman
Bockstege of Hollywood, Florida; five nephews; and
He was preceded in death by his parents, spouse Sue,
sister Winfrey Miller and sister-in-law Mildred Wyman
Don graduated from Milroy High School in 1941. He
received his bachelor's degree from Ohio State University,
his master's degree from the University of Illinois
and his doctorate degree in electrical engineering
from Purdue University.
During WWII, Don served first in the US Army Signal
Corp, then was selected for the Army Special Training
Program. He was assigned duty at the Trinity test site
near Alamogordo, New Mexico as part of the Manhattan
Most of Don 's working career was with Naval Avionics
of Indianapolis in the research department. He retired
in 1990. Don founded and owned Wyman Research, Inc.
which manufactured electrical components from 1988
Don loved archaeology and served in several capacities
with the Indiana Archaeology Society, including President,
Vice-President, and State Editor. He wrote and had
published the only series of the "Indiana Archaeological
Society Yearbook" that has ever come to press.
Among several awards, the most recent was the Indiana
Archaeological Society Lifetime Achievement Award.
Don was also a member of the National Association
of Amateur Radio Operators, receiving his HAM license
in 1943. He served as moderator at several convention
forums. In 1972, Don was presented an award for "Outstanding
Achievement and Devotion" to the art of amateur
Don organized and/or participated in 20 missions to
Haiti. These missions built numerous churches and schools
throughout Haiti. He also supported missionaries in
Columbia, South America.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday,
March 28 at the Moscow Christian Church in Moscow,
IN., with Pastor Mark Wesner officiating. Visitation
will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday March 28 at the
Glenn E. George Funeral Home in St. Paul and from 9:30
a.m. until time of service on Saturday. Memorial contributions
may be made to OUR Hospice of South Central Indiana
or Moscow Christian Church c/o FH.
A graveside military service will be conducted by local