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The Rev. Gordon H. Miller died August 3, 2009, in Dallas, Texas. He was born in 1925. Gordon was a member of the Methodist Church and joined the Civilian Public Service after graduating from high school in 1943 and jumped at McCall during the 1944 and'45 seasons. He got three fire jumps in 1944 and seven during the'45 season. Gordon graduated from the University of Texas in 1957 and received his divinity degree from Southern Methodist University. As a pastor he ministered mostly in small towns in south and west Texas. He retired in 1989 but came back to the pulpit in 1997 ending his career as associate pastor of the Elmwood United Methodist Church in Oak Cliff, Texas, in 2002.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Miller, Gordon H. (McCall 1944)" (2009). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1500.