Kenny W. Miller


Died: August 26, 2013
PEORIA ~ Kenneth W. Miller, 58, of Peoria, passed away at 6:15 p.m. Monday, August 26, 2013 at UnityPoint Health – Methodist in Peoria.;Born June 14, 1955 in Peoria to Woodrow and Lavada Loretta (Mangold) Miller, he married Joanne E. Henningsen on October 31, 2005 in Peoria. She survives.;Also surviving are his mother Lavada Curtis of Creve Coeur, one son, Wade Miller of Creve Coeur, one step-son, Joshua Rugh of Pekin, two grandchildren, Skylar Rugh and Brannen Rugh and four sisters, Loretta (Jerry) Maddox, Henrietta (Richard) Stanley, both of Creve Coeur, Sandy (Jim) McDowell of Canton and Tracy (Jimmy) Bannon of Creve Coeur.;He was preceded in death by his father and two brothers, David Miller and Bobby “Dawg” Beard.;Kenny mostly worked as a carpenter and as a roofer. He also worked as a fork lift driver last working for G & D Transport in Peoria.;He loved to travel and was a gifted landscaper. Kenny liked working with technology and playing with gadgets.;A private celebration of life gathering will be held at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur. Cremation will be accorded.;Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4234 North Knoxville Avenue, Peoria, IL 61614 or to the Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.;To express condolences online, visit

Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory

405 Rusche St
Creve Coeur, IL
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