Breaux Bridge - A Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Pellerin Funeral Home in Breaux Bridge for Willie H. Miller, Sr., 81, who passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2022, at Lafayette Physical Rehab Hospital.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 1:30 pm until 3:00 pm on Saturday.
Pastor Rob Burdeaux will officiate at the Funeral Service. Interment will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park in Lafayette.
Willie, affectionately known to many as "Red", honorably served his country in the United States Navy. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW 40/8, Dept. Executive Committee Man Post 71, Past Dept. Executive Committee Man Post 71, 3rd District Commander, and 3rd District Vice Commander. Red was instrumental in assembling the first Honor Guard that provided military services for veterans who passed away. He was also chosen as Chef de Train in 1994, Locale Chef de Gare, 1997 - 1998 Grand Chef de Gare, and 2001 Sous Chef de Clemin de Fer. He will be remembered for his dry sense of humor and his devotion to his country.
He is survived by his sons, Willie Herman Miller, Jr. (Dana) and Raymond Joseph Albarado III (Tara); daughters, Janet Lynn Miller-Medlen (Gene), Lucy Sisson (Brealon), Gale Segura (Dale), and Donna Louise Albarado; nine grandchildren, Shawn Guilbeaux (Alejandra), Terry James Guilbeaux (Aja), Amber Broussard (Cedrick), Spencer Miller, Morgan Miller, Skylynn Touchet, Gavin Miller (Mary Catherine), Shay Hawkes (Adam) and Ethan Miller; and several great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Anderson Miller; parents, Marshall Francis and Katie Etier Miller; daughters, Shirley Christine Guilbeaux and Judy Groff; son, Jimmy Groff; infant sister, Velma Miller; brothers, James Miller and Frank Miller; and his granddaughter, Jessica Lyons.
Pallbearers will be Shawn Guilbeaux, Spencer Miller, Willie Miller, Jr., Eddie Guitreau, Brandon Bowden, and Keith Miller.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.