Hubert Lee (Herb) Miller, 79, died at his home Nov. 12, 1990.

Born January 10, 1911 at Catskanie, Oregon. When he was two he moved to Richmond, California. As a youth he played the organ as accompaniment to the silent movies at a local theatre. He was also the assistant White House keeper at East Brothers White House at San Pablo Bay. Upon graduation from high school he became a crewman aboard a Standard Oil tanker. Later he worked in the Standard Refineries in Richmond and Bakersfield, California; also at the Salt Lake Refineries where he was a foreman. Retired December 1969 after 40 years of service as a Standard employee. Moved to Everett area in January 1970. Among his many talents, he had the ability to make anything out of wood. He was soon in demand for his skill in refinishing wood yachts. He was a great fisherman and lived to share the produce in his own garden. Served in U.S. Coast Guard Reserve in World War II. Member of Everett Yacht Club and Elks.Survivors: wife, Cathryn Miller; brother, Robert Miller, Richmond, California; two sisters, Dorothy Gillard, El Centro, California; Violet Timmons, Seattle, Washington; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Services were held in Everett, Washington on Thursday, November 15, 1990 under the direction of Solie Funeral Home. Additional services will be held at the graveside, Monday, 11 a.m., November 19, 1990 at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 So. Highland Drive. Local arrangements by Wasatch Lawn Mortuary.

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