Senior Chief Petty Officer Jeffrey L. Miller, 40, of Portsmouth, Va., formerly of Lima, died at 10:55 p.m. Sept. 20, 2010, at Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Va.
He was born May 21, 1970, in Lima to Stephen and Mary Ellen Miller. His father and stepmother, Patricia Miller, survive in Lima. His mother also survives in Lima. He married Pamela Patton, who survives.
Senior Chief Petty Officer Miller was serving with the Navy for the last 19 years, mainly overseas. He was a 1988 graduate of Lima Senior High School.
Survivors also include a brother, Mike Miller, of Norfolk, Va.; two sisters, Kelly (Guy) Irwin and Kerry Miller, both of Lima; grandmother, Sara Shaner, of Florida; two nephews, Chase Foster and Daren Sullivan, both of Lima; two nieces, Jenna Miller and Josie Miller, both of Norfolk, Va.; a stepsister, Jill Gerding, of Columbus; and a stepbrother, Jeff (Katie) Hunt, of Lima.
Services will begin at 3 p.m. Nov. 5 in Arlington National Cemetery with military rites.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Allen County Humane Society.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.
Local arrangements are by Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes.
Senior Chief Petty Officer Jeffrey L. Miller