Eugene (Gene) P. Miller died on Friday, March 20, 2020 at the age of 78. He was born in New Orleans, LA on June 19, 1941. He attended Jesuit High School in New Orleans where he participated in football and track and field and graduated in 1959. He received a B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University where he graduated as a Distinguished Military Student in January, 1964. He was commissioned a Regular Officer in the U.S. Air force and served in various assignments including Thailand until July 1968. While in the Air force he received his Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio in 1966; he also received the Air Force Certificate of Merit and the Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service. He was Honorably Discharged from the Air Force with the rank of Captain. He then began his 35 year career with Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation where he held various positions in engineering, production, sales and management and worked in 8 different locations in the U.S. and overseas. He retired from Kaiser in September 2004 from his last position as Vice President, Global Bauxite & Alumina Operations.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Ann Miller; stepson, Benjamin Scott Miller and wife Terri Lynn Miller; daughters; Carole Rohan and husband Thomas Harold Rohan, and Ashley Phillips and husband Christopher Allen Phillips; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by parents, Peter E. Miller and Grace Taylor Miller; brothers, Peter and Thomas Miller; son, Scott Miller; and stepdaughter, Nancy E. Miller.
Gene loved Texas A & M University and stayed very close to many of his classmates around the country until his death. He and his wife, Ann, went back to the campus in College Station, Texas many, many times to visit friends and participate in various activities at the University They are Honor Roll Members of the Texas A&M University Foundation leaving a Bequest to fund the Endowed Scott T. Miller and Nancy E. Miller Scholarship to assist students with physical disabilities attending Texas A&M University.
A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date to celebrate Genes life.
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