Cmdr. Edward M. Miller, USN Retired, passed away early on March 22, 2015 at his home in Toano, Va. He was born on March 24, 1953 in Middletown, CT. Ed is survived by his wife of 37 years Lynn R. Miller, 2 children Brian and Laura , 2 grandchildren, 2 brothers and sister. Ed lived a full life and had many great accomplishments. He is a graduate from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Accounting and earned a Masters Degree in Finance from Old Dominion University. He received his commission in the United States Navy through ROTC at Ohio State and spent 22 years flying out of Naval Air Station Oceana. Throughout his naval career, Ed has logged 2,700 hours of flying the F14 Tomcat, has over 800 carrier landings, and made seven overseas carrier deployments.
Ed’s final adventure was serving as the District Financial Advisor for the Virginia Beach Office of First Command Financial Planning, where he managed an office of 11 financial advisors and was active himself in financial planning, providing comprehensive financial services to include cash, wealth and risk management.
Ed always was able to manage juggling a heavy workload and still save time for his family. Family always came first for him. He was one of the most selfless people anyone would ever meet.
Viewing for Cmdr. Edward M. Miller, USN Retired will be held at Bucktrout Funeral Home in Williamsburg, VA on Friday March 27, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. A funeral service will be held at 11:00am, on Saturday March 28, 2015 at King of Glory Lutheran Church in Williamsburg, VA.There will be a separate memorial/burial service at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed’s name can be made to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Norfolk, 404 Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23507 or online at www.RMHCNorfolk.com or to King of Glory Lutheran Church at www.kogva.org.