Moreland ‘Moe’ T. Miller, 79, of Hinesville, GA died Friday, March 24, 2023, at Memorial Hospital in Savannah.
Moe was born to Joseph C. and Ruth T. Miller in Louisville, KY and grew up as the only boy with six younger sisters. In 1965 he enlisted in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Army Security Agency. He was stationed across the country and all over the world, including in Berlin, Germany; Sinop, Turkey; and Okinawa, Japan. He retired as a Master Sergeant after 22 years of service to his country.
Moe is survived by his wife of 17 years, Karin F. Miller of Hinesville; daughter and daughter-in-law, Sandy and Jennifer Miller of Atlanta; son, Jonathan Miller of Atlanta; stepson, Robert (Sharie) Broecker of St. Augustine, FL; stepdaughter, Christina Rogers of Hinesville; granddaughters, Josie Miller of Atlanta; Taylor Harris of Hinesville; and Hannah Rogers of Glennville; great grandsons, Braxton and Greyson Harris of Homerville; his six sisters: Mary Lou (Larry) Garrett of Pensacola, FL; Becky Helton of Dublin; Ruth Anne (Don) Bryant of Dexter; Martha Wyatt of Dublin; Mona Jo Pitts of Dublin; and Rhonda Hahn of St. Marys; mother-in-law, Lucille Morris of Harrodsburg, KY; sisters-in-law, Kaye Chenault of Columbus, OH; Jenny (Kurt) Schaefer of St. Louis, MO; Vicki (Steve) Tunstill of Jacksonville, FL; and Tammy (Rob) Watts of Lawrenceburg, KY; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. Moe is preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Lawrence T. Morris; and his wife of 28 years, Linda S. Miller.
Moe was an undeniable lover of music, instilled in him at a young age by both of his parents. From Classic Country to Motown, Moe’s music prowess knew no limits, and he’d often respond in conversation with song lyrics. He was quick-witted and had a sense of humor all his own. Moe was also a lover of history, especially about WWII, and had a passion for researching his family’s service.
Moe’s many travels led to his special love of Okinawa, Japan, the people, culture, history, and food. His German heritage was also important to him, and he loved sharing and experiencing its language and cuisine with Karin. He was a member of the local VFW Post 6602 and the American Legion Post 168, where he enjoyed shooting pool with his best friend, Jack Wanless. Moe also loved bowling and participated in numerous leagues over the years. He enjoyed being outdoors and could often be found at the grill perfecting his steaks, feeding his cats, birds, squirrels, possums, and other critters, or simply enjoying porch time.
Moe fiercely and unconditionally loved his family and modeled what it means to be a loving spouse, father, grandfather, and friend to many. He was so very proud of his children and grandchildren, who were the light of his beautiful life.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 2nd with full military honors being rendered. A visitation period will begin at 1:00 pm at the Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Hinesville (1822 E Oglethorpe Highway).
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Legion Post 168 (1121 W Oglethorpe Highway, Hinesville, GA 31313), the VFW Auxiliary Post 6602 (931 Elma G Miles Parkway, Hinesville, GA 31313), or the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org).
Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home, Flemington, is handling arrangements.
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