“Forever Loved, Never Forgotten”

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Richard entered the Navy in April of 2010, his military awards and decorations include, 3 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation, 3 Navy "E" Ribbon, 2 Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon and Pistol Marksmanship Medal. Petty Officer Milner is survived by his mother, Eleanor Milner, His sister Denise Miner, brother David Milner and his sister in-law Michelle Milner and 2 nieces, Ana Lucia Milner Torres and Zariya Robinson. His Father Dennis Milner deceased was an Army Veteran.

Richard was born in Fairfield CA, when on leave from the Navy, Richard continued his love of traveling and visited and enjoyed Berlin, Germany, Prague, Crech Republic, Hungry, Budapest and numerous places in the United States. Richard loved coming home to visit Vacaville and attending Fleet Week and Italian Festival in San Francisco every October with his Mom Eleanor, family and friends. Richard loved cooking, spending time with lots of family and friends. He made a point to visit everyone while home on leave. Richard loved the Oakland A's Baseball Team, he will especially be remembered for being a funny, caring, loving, Kind man. He treasured his family and friends; Richard will be remembered for living life to the fullest and making every moment of life count. He is deeply missed by his family and so many friends.