Robert "Bob" Miller, 54

Robert (Bob) Lee Miller, 54, of West Point, was peacefully gathered in Christ's arms and taken to his heavenly home, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Funeral services were Monday, Dec. 10, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point with the Rev. Richard Bringewatt officiating. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery. Stokely Funeral was in charge of arrangements. Bob was born to Robert and Bernice (Jacquot) Miller, June 9, 1958, in Broken Bow. He was baptized at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Broken Bow, and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church, Lincoln. He attended Broken Bow public schools, during which time he was an avid Boy Scout who achieved the honor of Eagle Scout status, and graduated in 1976 from Broken Bow High School. Bob married Ruth (Broekemeier) at St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point, Sept. 8, 1984. Bob excelled in a 25-year career in aircraft interior refurbishment, filling sales, design, and management positions in Nebraska, Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. In 2003, he and his family settled in West Point, where he has resided and enjoyed the open road as a 48-state truck driver, most recently for Signor Enterprises of Norfolk. Bob's varied interests included playing on a slow-pitch softball team, leading Cub Scout and Boy Scout troops, singing in church choirs, trout fishing, pheasant hunting, and serving in various church office and volunteer roles. Survivors include his wife, Ruth, and son, Daniel (fiance Kristin Easler) of West Point; daughter, Amanda (Joshua) Bermudez of New Haven, Conn.; mother, Bernice Miller and brother, Larry (Adele) Miller of Broken Bow; sister, Mary Jo Hendricks of Lincoln; father-in-law, Gerhard Broekemeier of West Point; sisters-in-law, Linda (James) Abraham of Saginaw, Mich., and Jane (Gary) Tillman of Lincoln; brother-in-law, Robert (Christina) Broekemeier of Springfield; and many cherished nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his father, Robert Miller; mother-in-law, Mae Broeke-meier, and brother-in-law, Tom Hendricks. Memorials may be made to Camp Luther in Schuyler.Published in Custer County Chief, Dec. 13, 2012