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James “Jim” Miller

May 22, 1953 - October 17, 2017

James “Jim” Miller James “Jim” Miller
    October 22, 2017 | 2:00-6:00 pm
  • Yurs Funeral Home of Geneva
  • October 23, 2017 | 10:30 am
  • Yurs Funeral Home of Geneva
  • Burial Location
    Oak Hill Cemetery, Geneva, IL

James “Jim” Miller age 64 of Geneva, Illinois passed away unexpectedly October 17, 2017. He was born May 22, 1953 to John and Rita Miller in St. Marys, Ohio. Jim graduated from Memorial High School in St. Marys, Ohio class of 1971. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering in 1975 from Ohio State University, which led to his being a fan of the Ohio State football team. He was an avid tennis player and enjoyed playing guitar. He loved spending time with his two grandsons.
He is survived by his loving wife Connie, daughter Mindy (Charlie) Burts of Springfield, Virginia, son Shaun Miller, of Herndon, Virginia, two grandsons; Simon and Alex Burts, parents; John and Rita Miller, siblings; Don Miller, Larry (Claire) Miller, Steve (Cathy) Miller, Jeff (Deb) Miller, Mary (Carey) Clouner, Donna Miller, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 2-6:00 P.M. Sunday, October 22, 2107 at Yurs Funeral Home 1771 W. State Street, Geneva, Illinois 60134. Funeral Services will be 10:30 A.M. Monday, October 23, 2017 at Yurs Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Geneva, IL.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Habitat for Humanity.


Brian Nelson from Rockford, IL

"My condolences in your time of sorrow. Jim was such a gentleman and tennis competitor. I played against Jim starting in 1989 and was on his teams in the last 10 years. I will miss his enthusiasm and positive spirit."

Larry and Ginny Cress from Lima Ohio, OH

"When Jim and I reunited in Lima he had the energy I remembered in high school. I loved watching him play tennis and play with the energy of a 16 year old. He always made me feel welcome on the court and we feel privileged to call both he and Connie our friends.Sorry for this loss to your life (and ours).Larry and Ginny Cress"

Kim Kill from St. Marys, OH

"So sorry-my thoughts and prayers are with you. May God wrap his arms around you during this difficult time to bring you peace and comfort."

Dean and Debbie Kile from Chandler, AZ

"Jim was good friend for many years. he will be missed"



Lizabeth Bjarnarson from Sturgeon Bay, WI

"Connie, you and your family are in my heart and mind. My most sincere condolences on the passing of Jim. I am thankful that I had the privilege of working with him at TTX. I enjoyed listening to his stories and hear him talk about you and you family. His love for you always made me smile. I pray for comfort, understanding and hope for you and yours in this difficult time."

Dave Simms from St. Marys, OH

"so sorry, Connie"

Becky Gambino from Jackson, OH

"Connie and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May Gods arms wrap you in comfort at this difficult time."

Cheryl Sheaks from Celina, OH

"There are few words to describe this loss in your lives, my heartfelt condolences to all. I pray the love shared by those of us who knew Jim, will comfort you today."

John Downey from Geneva, IL

"My condolences to everyone in Jim’s family. Jim’s smile was a perpetual presence on and off the tennis court, and he will be missed."

Kari L Engen - WD Partners Engineers from Columbus, OH

"On behalf of WD Partners Engineering group, associates of Jim's sister, Donna, we send our condolences to you in this time of sudden loss."

Sara Weimer from Salt Lake City, UT

"I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and hearts."

Bill Brunswick from Prosper, TX

"It is truly sad when a good guy like Jim dies too early. May his family find the strength they need."

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