DOWNS—Melvin Wayne Miller, 81, passed away February 11, 2017.  He was born May 27, 1935 in Smith County, KS to Ellis Wayne and Margaret (Boxum) Miller.  He was a farmer and stockman.
He is survived by his children, Sharon (Steve) Slate of Stockton, Bob (Cindy) Miller of Beloit, Donald (Linda) Miller of Downs, Glenda (Aaron) Rust of Prairie View, 14 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; sister Norma June Miller of Cawker City, brothers, Eldon Miller of Cawker City and Darrell (Gail) Miller of Mankato and brother-in-law, Raymond Frasier, Cawker City.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Donneta , son Gerald, daughter Debbie , granddaughter, Janna Slate, grandson Jared Slate, sisters, Jean Frasier and Joline Miller, and brother Marvin and his wife Carolyn.   
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday February 14, 2017 at 10:30 am at Dispatch Christian Reformed Church.  Memorials may be given to Downs Memorial Park or the Miller Family Special Education Scholarship Fund in care of Domoney Funeral Home, PO Box 127, Downs KS 67437.