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This Page Is Dedicated to the Memory of Russ Miller



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This website is owned by Mackey's Antiques & Clock Repair and has No Connections at all with the Parkersburg Police Department, the Wood County Sheriff Department the West Virginia State Police or any other Law Enforcement. I was brought up to respect all of our Law Enforcement and a lot of the Parkersburg Police were friends of my family growing up in the 1950s to 1980s All of these law Enforcement pages is dedicated to our law enforcement that risk there lives to protect all of us and I Thank All of you for that

Russ was born February 25, 1936 in Clarksburg, WV, the son of the late Howard R. and Opal V. Miller. Russell H. Miller, 81, Parkersburg, WV went to be with the Lord on April 15, 2017. Russ was a US Navy veteran. He retired from the West Virginia State Police October 17, 1988 after 29 years of service and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He was appointed Chief of Police in Parkersburg, WV, from 1990-1993. He loved being a lawman and was very proud to have served. He was a 32nd degree Mason and was a member of Lodge #9 of Fairmont, WV since 1968. He was a member of the Nemesis Shiners for a number of years and was a member of the American Legion Post 15. He was an avid coon hunter and a devoted family man that enjoyed attending all of his children's and grandchildren's sporting events. He was also a huge WVU fan and attended South Parkersburg United Methodist Church.

I am always Looking for more Pictures of Russ Miller and other Law Enforcement Officers

West Virginia State Police Cap R. H. " Russ "  Miller Department Inspector after retiring Russ joined the Parkersburg Police Department as the Chief. this picture 1981  Picture Courtesy Retired West Virginia State Police Trooper Blain Nuckolls


Parkersburg Chief Of Police Russ Miller 1990 to 1993


Russ Miller West Virginia State Trooper


West Virginia State Trooper's Blain Nuckolls and Russ Miller recovered stolen golf equipment late 1970s  - Picture Courtesy Retired West Virginia State Police Trooper, Blain Nuckolls



Weapon Recovered Lt. Russ. H. Miller of the State Police examines a sawed-off 12 gauge shotgun that was recovered Sunday morning with the arrest of Jack S. Hart, 37, and Thomas Burton, 33, two escapees from the state penitentiary at Moundsville. Hart, a twice-convicted murderer and Burton, a convicted rapist, were captured by State Police on Route 47 near the Ritchie County community of Macfarlan. They have been returned to the penitentiary from where they and 13 other inmates escaped last Wednesday evening. Only three remain at large. November 12 1979 Russ Miller after retiring from the West Virginia State Police was Parkersburg Chief Of Police. Picture Courtesy Michael Eaton From Dale Eaton Collection


Direct Hunt Planning locations for roadblocks in their manhunt for escaped convict Jack Hart are, from left, Deputies John Rymer and Steve Greiner of the Wood County Sheriff's Department and Lt. Russ. H. Miller and Corporal R. L. Hunt of the West Virginia State Police. The officers set up a command post at State Police headquarters on Route 47 to direct the extensive manhunt Friday. Hart was one of five prisoners remaining at large following the escape of 15 inmates from the state penitentiary at Moundsville Wednesday November 1979 Picture Courtesy Michael Eaton From Dale Eaton Collection




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