Walter Henry Miller Sr.
1943 - 2021
BORN
1943
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home
1477 Carl Ramert Dr
Yoakum, TX
Walter Henry Miller, Sr., age 78, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021 in Wharton, TX. He was born October 14, 1943 in Lake Jackson, Texas to Frank and Una Lay Miller. He graduated from University of Houston with a bachelor's degree in Electronics. He retired with a rank of Major from the U.S. Marine Corp, and he was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict. He finished his career in the petrochemical industry in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Following the passing of his wife Judith in 2009, he retired to El Campo, Texas to be closer to family. He was an avid Formula One racing fan and spectator, fisherman, photographer, and marksman. He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Mauch (Miller) and husband Herman of El Campo; son, Walter Miller, Jr. and partner Mario Gonzalez of San Antonio; grandchildren, Jerry, Jasmine and Kameron Mauch. He is preceded in death by parents Frank and Una Lay Miller (Williams); step-mother, Cora Izola Miller; wife, Judith Miller (Wait); sisters, Betty Jane Miller and Lou Ann Wilbanks (Miller); brother, Frank Lenn Miller. Pallbearers will be Jerrell Hunter, Warren Wilbanks, Tim Autry, and Neil Dippel. Visitation 9 a.m., Wednesday, December 1, 2021, followed by Funeral Service at 11 a.m. with Pastor C. Wayne Clements officiating at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home in Yoakum, TX. Procession and interment will follow at Pilot Grove Cemetery near Yoakum. Memorial contributions may be given to Pilot Grove Cemetery Association. On-line guest book may be signed at www.thielecooper.com. Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home in Yoakum 361-293-5656.


Published by The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Dec
1
Visitation
9:00a.m.
Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home
1477 Carl Ramert Dr, Yoakum, TX
Dec
1
Funeral service
11:00a.m.
Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home
1477 Carl Ramert Dr, Yoakum, TX
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