Funeral service for Daryl Lynn Mills, age 62, of Petersburg, TN, will be held at 11 AM On Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Tommy Graham and Bro. David Mills officiating. Burial will follow in the Shiloh Cemetery.
Daryl was born on April 30, 1960, in Lincoln County, TN to Dan R. Mills and the late Priscilla Lynn Scott Mills. He worked for 41 years with Copperweld and was a 1978 graduate of Fayetteville Central High School. Daryl enjoyed coon and deer hunting, trading Toyota trucks, coaching his daughters and watching them play softball, and cheering on UT Football. He was a member of McBurg First Baptist Church. Daryl passed away on October 30, 2022, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
Survivors include his father, Dan R. Mills; wife, of 21 years, Carrie Smith Mills; daughters, Candice (J.J.) Kennard, Cortney (Daniel) McCormick, and Carlee Grace Mills; grandchildren, E.J. Kennard, Lila Kennard, Reese McCormick, and Livi Kate McCormick; brother, David (Nancy) Mills; sister, Dana (Daniel) Eldridge; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Visitation with the family will be from 4 PM until 8 PM on Tuesday at Higgins Funeral Home.
Reagan Eldridge, Ryan Eldridge, Will Eldridge, Jared Mills, Josh Mills, and Jerry Sloan Pitcock will serve as pallbearers. Katie Whisenant and Callie Eldridge will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Kid’s Hunting for a Cure, Attn: Dale Riddle, 279 Bell Factory Rd, Huntsville, AL 35811 or www.kidshuntingforacure.org.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Daryl Lynn Mills.