Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1949

R.L. Miller R.L. MILLER beloved Pa, passed away peacefully on Oct. 13, 2016 at his homestead in Ranger, TX, surrounded by loving family. He was a devoted and caring husband, father, grandfather, great- grandfather and friend. R.L. was born Aug. 6, 1931, in Brownwood, TX as the third and youngest son of Riley Edgar Miller & Rosie May (Dempsey) Miller. R.L. graduated from Ranger High School in 1949 in Ranger, TX and married Nettie Watson of Throckmorton in March of 1952 at Breckenridge, TX. R.L. was a devoted husband to Nettie who preceded him in death on Oct. 11, 2009. R.L. served in the U.S. Army & was stationed briefly overseas in Germany. after working in the oil field driving a truck, R.L. worked for Merchants Freight Lines as a long haul truck driver where he retired after 33 years, but not before logging over 2.2 million roadway miles. In the final years of his long career, R.L. received 7 consecutive Merchants Company Presidents Awards for safe and exemplary driving. He and Nettie lovingly raised four children and helped raise several grandchildren and nieces and nephews while residing in Olney, Abilene, Euless and Ranger, TX. They loved caring for everyone and always had and cherished a full household. Pa was also an accomplished mechanic and repairman who could fix or repair anything. His children and grandchildren always seemed to provide lots of cars and things to practice on. Pa loved and enjoyed his very active retirement years spent ranching and farming and caring for his "pet" cattle. Survivors include his three children: daughter Kathy Bromhall, daughter Nancy George and son-in- law Zola, and son Kenneth Miller and daughter-in- law Gracie; 10 grandchildren and numerous great- grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, R.L. was preceded in death by his son Randy Miller and his brothers, Bob Miller, Ben Miller, Bud Miller and his sisters Velma Miller Nichell (RHS-1939) & Violet Miller Basham. SON: RANDY GLEN MILLER, 48, of Breckenridge, TX was the son of Nettie Watson & R.L. Miller (RHS-1949). He died April 7, 2003 with burial at Bullock Cemetery near Ranger, TX. He was born Oct. 21, 1954, in Olney and attended school in Euless. He worked as a truck driver until he became disabled. Survivors include his parents of Ranger, his children, Randy Miller, Jr., Gena Lyn Reese, Amanda Miller, Alicia Miller & Juanita Miller; a brother Kenneth Miller of Mesquite; sisters Kathy Bromhall of Ranger, and Nancy George of Tyler; 3 grandchildren and four nieces and one nephew.