Joe Miliara, Jr. was born May 2, 1922. He was Raised a Master Mason in Irving Lodge #1218 on April 23, 1951. He received a 25 Year Pin on January 11, 1977. He was approved for the 50 Year Member on July 17, 2000. and was approved for the 60 Year Award by The Grand Lodge of Texas on July 26, 2010. He was taken on the wings of the Death Angel to the Celestial Lodge Above on 27th day of December, 2012.
William C. Busbee was born January 3, 1924. He was made a Master Mason in Fortitude Lodge #107 in Independence, Kansas on December 10,1960. Brother Busbee was Affiliated with Irving lodge #1218, Irving, Texas on March 10, 1970. He was presented The Grand Lodge of Texas 50 Year Masonic Service Award in Irving Lodge on October 16, 2010. He had requested that his ashes be sent to Wales to be buried next to Mrs. Busbee. Brother Busbee passed from this world on December 14, 2012 and his request has been complied with.
“A golden heart stopped beating, your hands were put to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best.”
(An excerpt from a poem, author unknown)
We dedicate this bulletin to the memory of Brother Joe Miliara, Jr. and Brother William C. Busbee. We pray that God’s love and peace will abide in the hearts of Brother Joe Miliara, Jr. and Brother William C. Busbee.