Josh Miller

October 11, 1985 - May 29, 2019

Josh Miller

Josh Miller, 33, of Nederland, died Wednesday, May 29, 2019. He was born October 11, 1985, in Nederland, to Karen Lynn Balitzky Miller and David “Smokey” Miller.

Josh graduated from Nederland in 2004. With his strong work ethic, he became a journeyman iron worker with Local 135 out of Texas City. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working out at Exygon and loved to journal in his spare time.

Survivors include his mother, Karen Miller; father, David “Smokey” Miller and his wife, Lacey; daughters, Braylee and Kimry Miller; step-sister, Claudia Vogt; step-brothers, Cody Vogt and his wife, Caitlin and Clint Vogt and his wife, Kelsey; aunt, Lisa Miller and her husband, Charlie Chase; maternal grandmother, Juliette Dies; and numerous cousins.

He is preceded in death by his brother, David Gerald Miller; maternal grandfather, Gerald Balitzky; paternal grandparents, Aimee and J.R. Miller; aunts, Gail “Gig” Guidry and Pam Coleman; and uncle John Miller.

A gathering of Josh’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 3, 2019, at Broussard’s, Nederland, with her interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.


Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Sunday, June 02, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Sunday, June 02, 2019
5:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Monday, June 03, 2019
11:00 a.m.
Oak Bluff Memorial Park
618 Block Port Neches, TX 77651

Comments (19)

  • roger hebert

    07 June 2019 at 14:29 | #

    Life can be so freaking short. Live life everyday. RIP


  • Denise Talbot

    05 June 2019 at 22:24 | #

    I am so very sorry for the loss of your darling son, Josh. I remember when he and David were little boys at church with Smokey. I am praying for you Smokey. May God comfort you til we are together with our loved ones.


  • Kaleb Hebert

    04 June 2019 at 14:31 | #

    I'm so sorry for all Josh's family, he was very loved, and will be missed dearly, Josh was always a loyal friend one of the best people I will ever know, now he is with his brother, and rest of his family in heaven, rest easy buddie, I'll never forget u weasel.


  • Gene and Mabel Ersch

    03 June 2019 at 04:34 | #

    Smokey & Lacey and all the family, we are so sorry for your loss. Josh was the sweetest young man, who had a big heart. He is at peace with his brother David and grand parents. We love you cuzzuns and are here for you, with love and prayers always.


  • Richard & Sandy LeBlanc

    02 June 2019 at 00:35 | #

    So so sorry for your loss, Smokey & Lacey! Our prayers are for your son & your family! We love y'all so much!


  • Amanda Miller

    01 June 2019 at 05:09 | #

    You will be missed and loved I love you


  • Dena Kingston DeYoung

    01 June 2019 at 03:30 | #

    My heart is broken for you Karen and Smokey. Josh was a special young man and touched so many hearts. My love and prayers are with you.


  • Stephanie Cunningham

    01 June 2019 at 00:24 | #

    Karen, I am so heartbroken for you and all the family . . . Love you and will keep you lifted up in prayer.


  • Debbie and Frank Fornols Sr.

    31 May 2019 at 22:29 | #

    Very sorry to hear about Josh. You and your family are in our prayers.


  • Dale & Shirley Stagg

    31 May 2019 at 21:43 | #

    Karen and David we are so heartbroken for you. We can’t imagine your pain. Our prayer is that His peace surrounds you completely and gives you the comfort you need right now.


  • Tami Lindsey

    31 May 2019 at 20:48 | #

    My heart and prayers are with the Miller family. Too much heartache over the years, words cannot express how much sadness this brings


  • Mike & Nadine Saur

    31 May 2019 at 20:31 | #

    Smokey & Lacey,
    We are so very sorry for your loss, and hope you know that we will be praying for your peace, comfort, and strength in these trying times. Know that God is with you, and that He will take care of you. We will be praying for you and your family. Please let us know if there’s anything that we can do to make things easier for you. We would love to help in any way we can. All our love


  • Neil and Candy Spiller

    31 May 2019 at 16:13 | #

    Our deepest sympathies to the two young daughters and other friends and family of Josh Miller.


  • Jennifer Perello

    31 May 2019 at 15:01 | #

    Praying for this family, such a senseless tragedy. My heart breaks for all they have had to endure. May Josh RIP with David.


  • Holly Byerd

    31 May 2019 at 05:38 | #

    I am so sorry that sweet Josh is gone we had a long visit the end of March and he was so excited about his future .Praying for your family at this difficult time!


  • Cecelia Brown Allen

    31 May 2019 at 03:42 | #

    Karen you have gone through so much sadness in your life and I wish there was a way I could help but all I can do is say prayers and send you my support.


  • Valerie Broyles

    31 May 2019 at 02:53 | #

    Sending prayers and condolences for the family. May God wrap his arms of comfort around you.


  • Anna Haley

    31 May 2019 at 02:34 | #

    Its only weird if you make it. (Inside joke) i love you cuz. This breaks my heart.


  • Michael Gillespie

    31 May 2019 at 01:27 | #

    I’m sorry that this happened to josh and to the family my sincere condolences go out to you all


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