John Calvin Miller
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held, 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for John Calvin Miller, 88, who died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Crowley.
Fr. Byron Miller will be officiating for his father’s funeral services.
The family is requesting visiting hours to be held Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
John was a corporal in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict from 1951 to 1953. He was a well-known local mechanic and later as a delivery technician for Carmichaels Pharmacy. Mr. Miller was passionate about race car driving, and his family.
He is survived by two daughters, Janice M. LeLeux and husband Glen of Crowley, and Tiffany M. Comeaux of Lafayette; one son, Fr. Byron Miller, C.Ss.R., of Liguori, Missouri; one sister, Betty Ann Cure of Belle Chasse; six grandchildren, Brooke L. Murphy, Desiree L. Thomas, Matthew LeLeux, Jacob LeLeux, Andrew Comeaux, and Alex Comeaux; and four great-grandchildren, Gavin, Emma, and Cullen Thomas and Bailey Murphy.
Mr. Miller is preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Matthews Miller; his parents, John and Rita Simar Miller; one sister, Doris Raines; and two brothers, Guary Miller, and James “Jimmy” Miller.
Pallbearers will be Glen LeLeux, Matthew LeLeux, Jacob LeLeux, Justin Murphy, Matt Thomas and Dr. Kurt Rothermel.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his name to: Liguori Publications, a ministry of the Redemptorists, One Liguori Drive, Liguori, MO 63057.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.geesey-ferguson.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, 301 N. Avenue F, Crowley, 337-783-3313.