Ricky “Rick” Lee Miller

Ricky “Rick” Lee Miller

Ricky “Rick” Lee Miller, 68, of Dixon, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at his home in, Dixon, IL. He worked for Dixon Rural Fire Department, for 27 years prior to his retirement.

Rick was born, February 14, 1952, in Sterling, IL, the son of Donald and Gladys (Wessels) Miller. He married Karin Clementz on October 14, 1972, in Milledgeville, IL. Rick was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed watching football, baseball and basketball. Rick would collect sport memorabilia; especially baseball helmets. He loved to travel with Karin and explore new places; their favorite trip was to Yellowstone National Part and Mt. Rushmore. Most of all Rick loved spending time with his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Karin of Dixon, two children, Kimberly (John) Tomasi of Montgomery Village, MD; Brian (Diane) Miller of Orlando, Fl; two grandchildren, Samantha Tomasi, Nathan Miller; and one sister, Linda (Kenneth) Peterson.

Ricky was preceded in death by his parents.

A private family service will be held on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Preston Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon. Graveside Service will immediately follow, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon, IL.

Per the family of Rick Miller, they request no flowers to be sent; instead please make a memorial to either Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling, IL or Dixon Rural Fire Department.

Arrangements were completed by Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon.

Condolences may be sent to www.prestonschilling.com.