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WV Senators Stollings, Kirkendoll and Unger



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Requesting the Division of Highways to name the one-mile section of road on Lick Creek Road, beginning at Route 119, in Boone County, West Virginia, the PFC Randall Bruce Miller Memorial Road, U. S. Army.
Whereas, Randall Bruce Miller was born on May 26, 1949, the son of Reldo and Esta Miller of Danville, West Virginia; and Whereas, Randall Bruce Miller graduated from Scott High School in Madison, West Virginia, in 1967; and Whereas, After graduating from high school, Randall Bruce Miller was employed with Key Super Market in Danville, West Virginia; and Whereas, Just a matter of days before beginning his tour in Vietnam, Randall Bruce Miller was married, on September 13, 1969, to Gaytha Berry; and
Whereas, On September 29, 1969, Randall Bruce SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 12:
Miller began his tour of duty in Vietnam, an infantryman, in the United States Army; and Whereas, While in Vietnam, Randall Bruce Miller was a member of D Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry and stationed at Phuoc Long Province in South Vietnam; and Whereas, While on a protective reaction mission in Phuoc Long Province on December 8, 1969, Company D came under heavy fire from a well-entrenched force; and Whereas, On December 8, 1969, when a mere twenty years old, Private First Class Randall Bruce Miller was killed in action while courageously attempting to drive back the enemy force, dying immediately from hostile fire; and Whereas, It is only fitting and proper that this stretch of road, in the county of his birth and the area in which he lived all his young life, be named in his honor so the Private First Class Randall Bruce Millers supreme sacrifice will be memorialized and not forgotten.
Therefore, be it Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia: That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name the one-mile stretch of road on Lick Creek Road in Boone County, West Virginia, beginning at Route 119, the PFC Randall Bruce Miller Memorial Road, U. S. Army; and, be it Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to cause to have made two signs that state, in bold and prominent lettering, the PFC Randall Bruce Miller Memorial Road, U. S. Army and to erect these signs on either side of the one-mile stretch of road; and, be it Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and to the family of PFC Randall Bruce Miller.


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