Alan Ray Miller died March 17, 2010. He was born Nov. 25, 1938, in Hood River, Ore., to Vic and Lorine Miller.
Alan graduated from Hood River High School in 1957 and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1957 to 1977. He married Jill Langley, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, and they were stationed as a family in England, France and Germany; Alan also had solo assignments in Turkey and Thailand. He retired from the Air Force in Spokane, Wash.
He worked as service manager for ABC Office Equipment until 1996.
His wife preceded him in death in 2002.
He is survived by his son, Derek, in Omak, Wash., along with daughter-in-law Laurie and grandsons Justin and Rayce; son Chris, of Spokane, Wash., grandson Allen and granddaughters Britteny and Rachel; brother Chuck Miller and Doreen; nephew Al Miller; and nieces Pam Fisher and Debra Danioth and their families.
Alan’s life was centered around his family and outdoor activities, camping, fishing and hunting. He became disabled in 1996 and lived in Omak, Wash., near Derek for 13 years, making trips to Miller cabin in the Blue Mountains of Oregon with Chuck and family and hunting deer and elk with his sons and grandsons through fall 2009.
He was a member of the Eagles Lodge and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
There was no formal memorial service, at his request. He was cremated and the large family will share memories this summer and fall at the cabin and in Elk Camp in the Blue Mountains out of Clarkston, Wash.
Remembrances may be made to Derek Miller, 805 Ironwood St., Omak, WA 98841.
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