Obituary - Gilbert A. Miller

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Gilbert A. Miller

1925 – 2010

Gilbert Miller passed away on January 20, 2010 at Treasure Coast Hospice in Stuart. A past Chairman of the Chapman School Board of Trustees and member of that Board from 1978 to 2007, Gilbert did much to help the School gain recognition that today extends around the world. A lifelong educator in Martin County, he went from the classroom at Dunbar Elementary in Hobe Sound to Deputy Superintendant of the Martin County Public School District.
Gilbert was a veteran of World War II, landing on Omaha Beach during the D-Day invasion of Normandy. He was awarded three Bronze Stars. He was an active member of the Men’s Club at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Stuart and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. He received a bachelor of science degree from Bethune Cookman College; elementary education certification from Florida A&M University; a master’s degree from Indiana University; and education specialist’s degree from Florida Atlantic University.
Survivors include Gilbert’s wife of 63 years, Dollie Miller of Hobe Sound; a daughter; a son; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.