Christopher Miller


Chris joined the church at an early age and was baptized at the First Church of Christ in Columbus, Ohio. Christ worked several businesses in the community such as, Planks, Donato’s, Kroger, and the Gap warehouse in Grove City, Ohio. He graduated from South High School where he was known for his basketball skills on the varsity team. He also played on some AAU teams over the years. He loved creating music and he could play drums. Even more than basketball and music Chris had a passion for loving and helping others, especially his family and friends, both young and old. There were many times that he even helped those he didn’t even know.

He is preceded in death by his father, Clifford T. Williams of Dayton, Ohio; step father, Charles O. Wilder Sr. of Columbus, Ohio; grandparents, Leon and Claudia Miller of Myrtlewood, Alabama, and Sanford and Lucile Williams of Troup, Georgia; step grandparents, Lovey and Virginia Wilder of Aliceville, Alabama; and 3 great friends, Derrick Thompson and Chris Skyers and Darshawn Perry.

He leaves to celebrate his life, his mother, Maggie Miller; 2 sons, Christopher Jr., and Keiaun Miller; 1 step daughter, Kanajah Harris; 1 grandson, D’emarye Eugene Jackson-Miller, all of Columbus, Ohio; 1 brother, Charles O. Wilder Jr. of Columbus, Ohio; 1 sister, Dawn Lewis of Dayton, Ohio; 1 niece, Jordyn Lewis and 1 nephew, Jason Lewis both of Dayton, Ohio;4 loving aunts, Claudia (Nanny) Rodgers, Motilda Miller, Maxine Miller all of Columbus, Ohio, and Louise (David) Rice of Bedford, Ohio; mother of his children, Keista M. Wellington, and loving companion Tiffany Ingram both of Columbus, Ohio; special cousins, Tyrone Johnson of Covington, Georgia and David Gossett of Columbus, Ohio, and a host of beloved cousins and friends who he cherished; and several childhood friends that still remain true today, Tierre Harris, James (Stretch) Chandler, Brad (BA) Anderson, Brandon Wade, and Diamondo Butler, all of Columbus, Ohio, and others.






Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Friday, December 17, 2021 at MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Interment at Glen Rest Memorial Estates.



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Condolence Messages

  1. Aunt Maggie,

    Prayers and hugs from a distance!!!

    With Love,

  2. We would like to extend our condolences to the family.
    May God comfort you through his word the Bible and the Gift of prayer. Truly sorry for your loss.

  3. Ms. Cyndi Stewart

    Maggie and Charles
    Know that you are not alone …I know that our GOD IS YOUR PILOT AND ALL OF US IN YOUR LIFE TIME VILLAGE ARE MANNING YOUR CO-PILOT SEAT. Our “QUIET” one will be greatly missed, bur he has left some lasting memories for us all to draw from and warm our hearts and lift our spirits. When you lose someone you love here on earth, know that you have gained a strong angel fighting for you on the other side. Our prayers are going up for you continously…..Love you, Breeze & Family

  4. Ms. Maggie
    My heart felt condolences to you and your family. I was blessed to play with Chris a few time before even getting to know you and knowing he was your Son. He was always a stand up man and good person. My prayers are with you. ❤️

  5. John and Jeanett Jones

    Dear Ms. Maggie and Family, We are saddened to hear about the passing of Chris. He is a childhood friend of our son. Chris was always a very respectful young man and he is loved. We pray that God gives you the peace that surpasses all understanding, in Jesus’ name.

  6. Ms.Maggie I’m so sorry for you and your loss Chris will be beyond missed

  7. Lucy spencer &Family

    To Ms Maggie Chris was a good person. He always had a smile on his face when I seen him . He always gave me a hug and told me to take care of my self . Chris you will be miss . I will always remember the good times at South high school love always. Rest son you in God hands.

  8. Brother William, Sister Jennifer, William II and Wynton, Raleigh NC

    Aunt Maggie and family,

    We were saddened when our family learned of Chris’ passing. We continue to pray God’s grant each of you comfort, strength, encouragement and peace today and the tomorrow’s to come.

    We Love you all and Be Encouraged Psalm 121!

    -Brother William, Sister Jennifer, William II and Wynton, Raleigh NC

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