Pilot Morley Lester Miller

Pilot Morley Lester Miller

United States Department of the Treasury - United States Customs Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, October 20, 1984

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Morley Lester Miller

Pilot Morley Miller and Patrol Officer John Hollingsworth were killed in a helicopter accident approximately 1/2-mile west of Fort Stockton, Texas, while on a patrol flight.

Pilot Miller had served in law enforcement for a total of 22 years. He had served with the U.S. Customs Service for 10 years and had previously served with the U.S. Border Patrol for five years and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for seven years. At the time of his death, he was survived by his wife, four children, and one grandchild. He was buried in the Desert Lawn Memorial Park in Palmdale, California.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 104

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident
  • Location Texas

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Dad, just when your mannerisms begin to fade from my memory, my sons will walk a certain way, make an expression or clench their jaw as you did. It is in those precious moments I see you again. I am so thankful your sense of humor has been passed down to our kids. You were a great dad. I can’t believe it’s been 26 years...Tempus Fugit.

To all Law Enforcement, thank you for your service. Embrace today as tomorrow is not promised.

Carri Miller Elliott

Carri Miller Elliott
Daughter

March 22, 2020

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