MALTA-Jeff Miller, 66 of Malta, passed away September 22nd in Billings of natural causes.

Jeff was born in Malta and graduated from Malta High School. He was a Navy CB diver/UCT plank holder. He worked all over the world with his underwater construction skills. He built military underwater detection systems, pier maintenance and did underwater survey. After the Navy he attended Northern Montana College in Havre.

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When Jeff returned home, he continued using his diving skills with brother Rick by opening up and repairing under water culverts for local construction companies and ranchers, along with retrieving ice fishing mishaps at Nelson reservoir.

Jeff was a very talented carpenter and a master of finish carpentry. He built his own home and then later moved into and restored his childhood home.

He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He collected and restored antique cars along with antique furniture. He enjoyed his time at home watching the wildlife and taking care of his pet cats.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Barbara (Kovach) Miller and his brother Craig Miller.

He is survived by his brothers, Ron (Donna) Miller of Havre MT, Steve Miller of Great Falls MT, and Rick Miller of Malta MT. Numerous nieces and nephews.

He will be greatly missed by his close friends, Tim Bullard, Mike Lowney, Dan Perry and Chuck Spoonheim.

A private military graveside service is planned for a later date.


Guest Book

From: Doug Kaufman

Blessings on your soul old friend!

From: Brian Miller

Jeff is my uncle. He and I looked terribly alike. I wish I could have had more time with him. The time we did share, which was at Grandma's passing, was great but not enough. Jeff, we had more to discuss. Salute!!!

From: Ashley Miller-Latiolais

Rest easy, uncle Jeff. I wish I had gotten to know you better as an adult.
Sending my love to my dad and the rest of my uncles.

From: John & Sherry Demarais

Condolence to all the family. Jeff was a lifelong freind as are most of his family. Rest easy and fly high.

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