Col. Millard L. Cutler

Published 9:09 pm Friday, June 4, 2010

By Staff
Colonel Millard L. Cutler (U.S. Army Ret.) was born February 8, 1922 in Washington, North Carolina the son of Abner and Zula Cutler. He worked as a land surveyor while attending Washington High School and attended North Carolina State College from 1939-1941 before entering the Army. He served with the 67th Engineer Topographic Company through campaigns in the South Pacific, Philippines, and on occupation duty in Japan during and after World War II. He was awarded three Bronze Stars for meritorious achievement.
After his release from active duty, he graduated from North Carolina State College and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Army Corps of Engineers. He commanded the 955th Engineer Company and the 368th Engineer Detachment. He continued to serve with the Army Reserve while working for the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration serving as Chief of Program Development.
He married Nancy Lane in 1962 in Alexandria, Virginia and moved the family to Rockville, Maryland. He retired from the Army Reserve in 1977 with the rank of Colonel. He moved his family to St. Petersburg, Florida in 1978 and began work as a Professional Engineer in the private sector. He opened and operated Sunbelt Surveyors Inc. before selling the business in 1993. He is survived by three children: Scott, Traci (Ferguson), and Ted and five grandchildren. He will be buried with military honors at Oakdale Cemetery on Saturday June 5, 2010 at 3 p.m. at the family burial plot with his father, mother, and his brother Dr. Beverly W. Cutler.
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