Richard Granville Mills
December 15, 1927 -
June 5, 2018

Visitation

Service 

June 10, 2018
2:30 PM

Interment

Obituary

Graveside funeral service for Mr. Richard Granville Mills, age 90, of Mt. Juliet, TN, will be conducted at 2:30 PM on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Riverview Memorial Gardens with Rev. Ron Wood officiating.

Mr. Mills was born on December 15, 1927 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Willie Joe, Sr. and Callie Millstead Mills. He served in the United States Navy for 4 years and later worked for Ford Glass Company in Nashville for 30 years. Mr. Mills passed away on June 5, 2018.

Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years, Virginia Ann Mills; children, Rik (Sherrie) Mills of Dallas, TX, Robert (Tracy) Mills of Cleveland, TN, and Catherine (Daryl) Brazier of Mt. Juliet, TN; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Clady Robertson of Birmingham, AL and Janice (Jim) Zielinski of Huntsville, AL; and brother, Dan (Priscilla) Mills of Fayetteville, TN. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Willie Joe Mills, Jr., Lila Logan, Viola Stevenson, and Douglas Mills.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Richard Mills.

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3 Comments

  1. John “Bobby “ Pettus

    To the Mills family; May the Lord bless you and keep you during your time of grief. Y’all were so instrumental in guiding me and making me who I am today. Thank you for all the sacrifices.

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  2. Glenn Baker

    Virginia and Family,

    May God’s peace be overwhelming during your season of grief.

    I love you all and have always said how much Richard’s kindness to me when I was a young boy meant to me. No doubt, I am a better man because of his influence in my life.

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  3. Dennie&Betty Jo Massey

    Virginia May God Be With Y out AND YOUR FAMILY IN TH LOSS OF YOUR LOVE ONE We HAVE YOU IN OUR PRAYERs

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3 Comments

  1. John “Bobby “ Pettus

    To the Mills family; May the Lord bless you and keep you during your time of grief. Y’all were so instrumental in guiding me and making me who I am today. Thank you for all the sacrifices.

    Reply
  2. Glenn Baker

    Virginia and Family,

    May God’s peace be overwhelming during your season of grief.

    I love you all and have always said how much Richard’s kindness to me when I was a young boy meant to me. No doubt, I am a better man because of his influence in my life.

    Reply
  3. Dennie&Betty Jo Massey

    Virginia May God Be With Y out AND YOUR FAMILY IN TH LOSS OF YOUR LOVE ONE We HAVE YOU IN OUR PRAYERs

    Reply

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