Fred Albert Miller

  • Born: February 14, 1947
  • Died: October 19, 2021
  • Location: Hammond, Louisiana

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home

PO Box 2035
2000 N Morrison Blvd
Hammond, LA 70404

obits@harrymckneely.com
Tel. (985) 345-5801

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Fred Albert Miller
Fred was born to Dempsy Albert Miller and Thelma (Fontenot) Miller on February 14, 1947, and went home to be with the Lord on October 19, 2021.
Fred attended Our Lady Catholic School in Sulphur, LA, and then attended Sulphur High School and SOWELA Tech graduating in 1965. In 1966 Fred was drafted into the Army. He reached the rank of E5, received the National Defense Service Medal, and was an Expert Marksman (M-14). Fred was Honorably Discharged in 1969. After the Army Fred went to work in his chosen trade as a Specialty Welder and worked on off days as a Hunting and Fishing Guide. Some years later he got the Shrimp Boat Captain bug, and had a successful 14 year career, but his true passion for Welding was calling his name. Fred went back to work as a Specialty Welder traveling all over the United States, and one stint offshore in Africa. Fred retired in 2009. Fred had a passion for NASCAR, and loved going to races, his favorite driver was Dale Jr.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents, Dempsy and Thelma Miller, his sister Merlyn (Weeks), brother-in-law Robert Weeks, and his daughter Jamie Tweedy. Fred is survived by his wife Nicole, children; Monika Jinks (Bodie), Rick Miller, and Carli Tweedy (Adam Baker). His grandchildren; Savanah Patin (Anthony), Kristin Brown (Brian), Brylynn, Kylyn, and Jace Baker. His great grandchildren; Taydem, Huntley, Bentley, and Blaise Patin. Banks, Quinn, and Bennett Brown. His sister Kathryn Nevils and brother-in-law Russell. Also, many many cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and in-laws. He loved each and every one dearly.
Funeral Mass will held for Fred at;
Holy Ghost Catholic Church 600 N. Oak St. Hammond, LA 70401, On November 3rd, 2021 at 11am.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry for your loss praying for you

Posted by kim newkirk newkirk - Billings, MT - Friend   November 04, 2021

Hi Nicole. I didn't know Fred, but you talked about him quite often. I'm so very sorry for your loss. Matt

Posted by Matt Carter - Bossier City, LA - Family Friend   October 25, 2021