Ray Walker Mills

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Ray Walker Mills

  • Birth 26 Oct 1922 Manchester, Clay County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 9 Feb 2007 Harlan County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Keith, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 17985135

Ray W. Mills died Feb. 9, 2007, at Good Samaritan Hospital.

A native of Manchester, Mills was a former Vincennes Lincoln High School football coach, Indiana Football Hall of Fame member, zoning board member and former city councilman. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II. He had lived in Vincennes, Ind., since the early 1960s, having come from Alexandria, La. He had taught and coached football in Mayfield, Alexandria, La., and Vincennes, La. He was appointed a Sagamore of the Wabash by Governor Joe Keran and was a Kentucky Colonel. Mills was a member of the Vincennes First United Methodist Church, Elks, Harmony Society and American Legion. He was also a former member of the Knox County Zoning Board and was a member of the TPA Post H in Vincennes.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben H. and Edith Walker Mills; one brother, Bennie; and one sister, Jessie Mills.

Survivors include his sons: Fad Mills, Vincennes, Ind.; and Van Mills, Newburgh, Ind.; one daughter, Hope Mills, Atlanta ; sisters: Pauline Collins, Florence, N.C.; and Lois Moore, Lynch; and three grandchildren.

Visitation is Saturday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in Resthaven Cemetery at Keith.


Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
























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  • Created by: Tammy Jones-Ashley
  • Added: 19 Feb 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17985135
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ray Walker Mills (26 Oct 1922–9 Feb 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17985135, citing Resthaven Cemetery, Keith, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Tammy Jones-Ashley (contributor 46611171) .