Phillip Douglas Miller, age 61, passed away peacefully at his home in Dexter, MI, on June 19, 2022. Born November 26, 1960, in Ypsilanti, MI, to Redding Fredrick and Carolyn Sue (Elkins) Miller.

At age 11 through early adulthood, Phill worked on a local farm that sparked his passion for gardening. He graduated from Calvary Christian Academy in 1978. He was a self-employed carpenter and builder for most of his adult life. Phill enjoyed the outdoors as an avid hunter and fisherman, landscaper, and gardener. He was a firearm enthusiast and enjoyed a wide range of music.

On October 31, 2006, he married Rhonda Davis in Dexter, MI. Phillip was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife, Rhonda; one step-son, Mitchell Granet of Pinckney; one granddaughter, Lily Granet of Dexter; two grandsons, Lucas and Logan Shepherd of Dexter; one brother, Glenn (Regina) Miller of Whittaker; one sister, Deborah (Rich Palmer) Gallatin of Ypsilanti; two nieces, Victoria Gallatin of Ypsilanti, and Jillian (William) Poteracki of Canton; two nephews, Phillip and Daniel Gallatin, both of Sand Creek; sister-in-law, Helen Hergott of Ann Arbor; and extended family members, Terry Cook, Witley Wheeler and Jason Shepherd, all of Dexter.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Friday, June 24, 2022, 3:30 p.m. at Cole Funeral Chapel, in Chelsea, MI, with Pastor Matthew Parks officiating. Family will begin receiving guests at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Arbor Hospice.

 

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#1 Michael Cicirelli 2022-06-20 21:02
I'm so sorry for your loss. I lost contact with Phil for the last 5 years or so. He and I had many wonderful adventures years ago when we worked together on my parent's farm. Many great times pheasant and deer hunting, fishing, and camping in his old green chevy pickup in Roscommen. Rest in peace my old friend.
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