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 James Arthur Mills, Jr

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James Arthur Mills, Jr

  • Birth 14 Apr 1939 Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 17 Nov 2006 Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 20893034

OBITUARY - Plain Dealer, Wabash (IN)

James Arthur Mills, Jr., 67, of Peru, Indiana, died at 8:52am Friday, November 17, 2006 at Dukes Hospital in Peru. He was born April 14, 1939 in Peru to James Arthur and Louise (Mooney) Mills.

He retired from the Wabash City Sewage Plant in February 2006, after 11 years. He also worked for Norfolk & Western Railroad, in Peru, several years. He was a member of the Peru Moose Lodge #249 since 1972. Jim was an avid reader and enjoyed collecting coins. He also liked cars, was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and was a lifelong Peru resident.

He was married to Nancy L. Clelland on March 5, 1960. To this union they had one daughter, Nannette. They soon divorced after the birth of their daughter. Nancy remarried and new husband adopted Nannette. Both Nancy and Nannette survive.

He is also survived by his sister, Evelyn Townsend of San Rafael, California; his brother, John (Jane) Mills of Peru; two nieces, Annette (Robert) Mills McCallen of Wabash and Colleen Townsend of San Rafael; two nephews, Jess E. Townsend, Jr. of San Rafael and Michael Mills of Peru. He was preceded in death by one brother, Terry Mills, who died January 10, 2004.

Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, on Wednesday, November 22, 2006 at 2:00pm with Pastor Rebecca Fisher officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru. Friends may call 12-2pm Wednesday Nov 22 at the funeral home. Preferred memorial is Mooseheart, 155 International Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60682


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  • Maintained by: Heattown
  • Originally Created by: Rickey Bellamy
  • Added: 11 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20893034
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Arthur Mills, Jr (14 Apr 1939–17 Nov 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20893034, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Heattown (contributor 48167120) .