Ryan Andrew Miller
A funeral service celebrating the life of Ryan Andrew Miller, 8, of Buckeye Lake, was April 1, 2009, at the chapel of Hoskinson Funeral Home, with Pastor Richard Rothemich as celebrant.
Burial will follow at Community Gardens Cemetery, Somerset.
Ryan died early Friday morning, March 27, 2009, at home following an illness. He was born in Newark on June 28, 2000, the son of Toby and Missy Miller. He was a student at the Hebron Elementary School. He will fondly be remembered by the brotherhood of area firemen, who made him one of their own.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sisters, Rachelle and Rylee; grandparents, Debbie Harding of Buckeye Lake, Bob and Ellen Mattingly of Canal Winchester, and Paul and Bonnie Miller of New Lexington; his aunts and uncles, Shane Mattingly, Patsy Ramsey, Kelly (Willie) Kinney, Richard (Patty), David (Sherry), Billy (Sheryl); and many other special aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Ruth Deitrich Ratliff, Jonah and Elizabeth Miller; and his great grandparents, Harry and Dorcas Staiger, Heber and Helen Mattingly.
Special thanks go to the staff at Children's Hospital, Children's Homecare, Executive Care, Primary Care, Carestar and to Drs. Long, Stevens, Tyson, Bartholomew, Tsao and Caniano.
Thanks to all the nurses and therapists for all your loving care. Thanks to all the family, friends and neighbors.
A guest register is available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com.
The family has requested that expressions of sympathy in the form of memorial contributions be made to the International NKH Family Network c/o Judy Clifford at 481 Canisteo St., Hornell, NY 14843. www.nkhnetwork. org