Gene D. Mills, born Feb. 17, 1929 to Russell D. Dekle and Francis C. Dekle (Marvin) in Logansport, Indiana, passed away April 22, 2006 at Mercy Hospital. He was in the Marine Corps for 33 years where he served with distinction in WWII, Korea, and 3 tours in Viet-nam and retired as a Sgt. Major. He was a member of The American Legion, The Chosin Few, Korean War Veterans Association, Disabled American Veterans, Marine Corps League, Purple Heart Association and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is survived by his brother William H. Mills; his four children: Michael L. Mills, Jeanne D. Elsey, Marcus L. Mills, Sherri L. Kennedy; ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Ruby Jo. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Monday, May 1, 2006 at the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association, 625 N.W. Grand Blvd. Regal Room, E. Door, Oklahoma City, OK. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Free To Live, P.O. Box 5884, Edmond, OK 73083.
Published in The Oklahoman from Apr. 28 to Apr. 30, 2006
Ruby Jo Hutson Mills
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