US NAVY VETERAN– PERSIAN GULF
The family of Mr. Adam Jason Miller, a US Navy Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders at the LEO supported procession, and graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one. We are honored to accept this invitation.
Adam “Ace” Jason Miller entered eternal rest on July 11, 2021. Adam was born in El Paso, Texas on January 9, 1973. Adam attended Kirby Junior High, Judson High; and in 1990 he graduated from Mansfield Business School, San Antonio, TX. Thereafter in May 1991, Adam joined the United States Navy. His training began in Great Lakes, IL and proceeded to Lakehurst, NJ. Upon completion of Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Aircraft Handling “A” training, Adam reported on November 1, 1992 aboard the USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) in San Diego, CA. His first duty assignment was in Souda Bay, Crete, Greece. He traveled the world to places like Turkey, South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and the Persian Gulf. On July 11, 1994, in accordance with the Public Affairs Office USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) “Ace” sprung into action as a Petty Officer Third Class firefighter on deck and extinguished the flames from a F14 crash landing. (https://youtu.be/XhfUoID_sRo). As a result, Adam “Ace” Jason Miller earned the following medals: Navy Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal (Bronze Service Star), Humanitarian Service Medal, Navy & Marine Corp Overseas Service Ribbon, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon. In 1997, Adam’s last duty station was a Naval Reserves assignment to Air Operations Field Support, Kingsville, TX. “Ace” was an active sportsman who enjoyed hunting (Expert Shooter Badge), fishing, boating and darts. He was exceptionally knowledgeable in firearms and knives. Adam “Ace” Jason Miller is esteemed for his bodacious smile, witty humor, master storyteller and extensive knowledge on Texas folklore, music, movies and pop culture. Adam Jason Miller’s military service and community volunteerism demonstrated his love and faith for God, family and his country. “Ace” brought so much joy to the masses by volunteering his Grill Master skills. “Uncle Adam” will forever be revered as the “ANCHOR” to his family and friends.
“The anchor is a very early Christian symbol that has been found in ancient catacombs. It brings together the cross and nautical Christian symbolism, and it symbolizes the Christian hope in Christ amid a turbulent world.” (www.religionfacts.com/anchor, Jul 17, 2021).
Adam Jason was preceded in death by his parents, Steven Eldon Miller Sr. (d. 2015) and Lidia Canales Rodriguez (d. 2021), his sister Doralva Ramos (d. 1965). Adam Jason is survived by his beloved “Irish Twin” sister, Melissa Mae Miller (Luis), niece Cierra Belen, great niece Alana Rose, and nephew Jiovanni Luis. Eldest sister: Esmeralda G. Bryan (Ismael), nieces Janelle Amanda and Janeen Alexis, and great nephew Timothy Amadeus. Eldest brother: Jacob Ramos (Liz), niece Jennifer, great niece Erianna. Youngest sister: Carrie LeAnn Miller and nephews Graham and Grayson. Youngest brother: Steven Eldon Miller Jr. (Candace), nieces Caraline and Reagan.
WEATHER: Hi 97 / Lo 75, 0% Chance of Rain, 61% Humidity, Wind: 8 mph SE
REQUESTOR: Melissa Miller, Sister
STAGING: 9:00 am, Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Funeral Caring USA
6500 IH 35 North
San Antonio, Texas 78218
BRIEFING: 9:15 am
HONOR LINE: 9:50 am
KSU: 10:00 am (Semper Gumby)
**THIS IS A MOTORCYCLE ESCORT ONLY. NO CAGES PLEASE**
INTERMENT: 10:45 am – Shelter #5 (Call to Verify)
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209
**THE CAGES WILL MEET AT THE SHELTER IN FT. SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY**
RC: John “Johnny Boy” Moody
FC: Dalton “Cowboy” Watson (Timothy)