William "Jesse" James Miller, 74, of Ozark passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Fort Smith. He was born June 27, 1944, in Plainwell, Mich., to the late Clinton Miller and Florence Wycoff Miller. Jesse was a Navy veteran and a retired truck driver.

Survivors include his son, Jeff Miller (Christina); stepson, Brian Morganflash; fiancée, Freda Perse; two grandchildren, Jesse Miller and Kelsey Beach (Jon); one brother, Roger Miller (Judy); and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial service with military honors will be scheduled at a later date in Augusta, Mich., at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Custer. Service is entrusted to Edwards Funeral Home in Fort Smith.

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