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
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