Marshall Edward “Skeetz” Miller
August 19, 1924- July 18, 2018
Marshall Edward “Skeetz” Miller, 93 of Lusby, MD formerly of Georgetown, DC passed away at his residence on July 18, 2018. He was born on August 19, 1924 in Washington, DC to the late Helen Nokes and Marshall Henry Miller. He was the loving husband to Carol Jean Miller whom he married on December 18, 1970 in Rockville, MD.
Soon after graduating high school, Skeetz joined the United States Army. He served his country honorably for 28 years from October 12, 1942 until his retirement on December 31, 1970. He served during WW II, Korean War, and the Vietnam – Invasion of Guam Campaign. After his career in the military, Skeetz went on to work for Georgetown University on Maintenance Contracts and retired in August of 1988 after 18 years of employment. He enjoyed camping and reading and was a member of the American Legion Post 274, Prince Frederick Masonic Lodge, and the Tall Cedars of Lebanon.
Skeetz is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carol Jean Miller of Lusby, MD; children, R. Douglas Taylor (Marinia) of Bethesda, MD, Gabriella Piscedda of Ashburn, VA, Marshall E. Miller (Timi) of Fredericksburg, VA, Janet Busch (William) of Glen Burnie, MD, Steven Miller (Cheryl) of Lusby, MD, and Stephania Miller of Fredericksburg, VA; siblings, John Miller, Faith Matthews of Northridge, CA, Helen Ann Edwards of Laurel, MD, and George Miller (Diane) of Costaic, CA; 15 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; children, Debra Cantler and William Miller; siblings, Daniel W. Miller, Robert Miller, and Channing Miller.
Serving as pallbearers will be William Busch, Jr., Sean Miller, Steven Miller, and Sean Miller.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 from 10:30 AM until time of funeral services at 12 Noon in the Rausch Funeral Home Chapel, 20 American Lane, Lusby, MD with Deacon Ed Baker officiating. Interment will be on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the MD Veterans Cemetery, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018