Rupert Miller, 74, of Cambridge City passed away on Friday, August 27, 2021. He was born on May 7, 1947 in Wabash, Indiana to Rupert J. Miller and Jacquelyn Manning Miller.

In 1967, he married Sharon Isaacs in Connersville. Together they raised 2 children, Rupert Jr. and Rachelle.

Rupert worked for the U.S. Government within the Department of Defense in labor relations. Upon leaving the Department of Defense, he was employed by Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan, for 21 years in corporate design. He was known at Ford for being the best dressed man in the company.

Rupert was a member of the Milton Masonic Lodge F&AM #108.

You could often find Rupert enjoying the great outdoors on the farm, whether he was clearing the land, cutting wood, or taking care of the animals. You never saw Rupert without his pipes; he never left home without them. Rupert was a true patriot. He loved his Lincoln LS and his dog, Buddy. Most importantly, Rupert adored his wife of 54 years and took great admiration and pride in his family.

Along with his wife, he will be greatly missed by his children, Rupert (Nancy) Miller Jr. and Rachelle Hamilton; grandchildren, Rupert Miller III, Evan Hamilton, Makayla Hamilton and Emily Miller; a brother, Randy Miller and sisters, Lorraine Campbell and Renee Long.

He was preceded in death by his parents and mother-in-law, China Higbie.

Visitation for Rupert will be held on Saturday, September 4, 2021 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, 513 W. 8th St. Connersville, Indiana 47331. The funeral service will begin at 1:00 pm at the funeral home with Greg Guffey officiating. Burial will follow in Dale Cemetery.


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