Herbert E. Miller, Jr. 89 years old born on February 28, 1933 to Florence and Herbert E. Miller, Sr., in Gladewater, TX. Passed on November 7, 2022 in Midland, TX. Herbert graduated from Odessa High School in 1952. He went on to attend Odessa College from 1952-1955.
He was the Superintendent for the Big Spring Area Sun Oil Company and retired in 1990 (where he gained the nickname of “Precious”. He truly was precious). He owned Miller Energy Company from 1993-2022. Herbert became an ordained Baptist Deacon in 1956 and a Gideon in 1980.
He married his High School Sweetheart, Yvonne West, on June 6, 1952. They were married for 70 years. His life as a Gideon was extremely important. He carried Gideon Bibles and told people about Jesus wherever he went all though his years. He was a good and faithful servant to God even when he was a patient at the nursing homes, hospital and until the week before he passed. Poppy was a loving Father and Grandfather to all of his children.
He is survived by his wife, Yvonne; son, Joe Miller & wife Judy of Fort Worth; daughter, Julie Parnell & husband, Tim of Midland; granddaughter, Jody Miller Gully & husband, Mike of Fort Worth; grandsons, Joshua Miller & wife, Kimberly of Katy and Mitchell Parnell of Lubbock; great grandchildren. Camden Miller, Jude, Beckham, Quinn, Gigi, Jeniyah, Jaisheekus, Oceana, Alajia and Ceree Gully; sister, Rosemary Browning; brother, Rodney Miller and wife Pina of Wichita, KS; sister-in-laws, Sandy Miller and Shirley West of Odessa; nephews, Steve Browning, Rick Browning, Matthew Miller and Richie West; nieces, Stephanie Miller, Laura Miller, Kimberly Miller, Laura Miller, Rachael Miller, Ami West, and Lori West; numerous great nieces and nephews; caregiver, Lela Dawkins and son Kaden.
Herbert was preceded in death by his mother, Florence and father, Herbert; brothers, Bill Miller and Wife Gyn, Gary Miller; brother-in-laws, Buddy West and Cheaney Browning.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland.
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