William Cloise “Bill” Millwee

William Cloise “Bill” Millwee

Houston County, Texas, USA
Death 5 Apr 2009 (aged 85)
Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA
Burial Latexo, Houston County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 35780503 · View Source
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Mr. William Cloise "Bill" Millwee, age 85 of Crockett, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2009 in the East Texas Medical Center-Crockett. Mr. Millwee was born June 17, 1923 in Houston County, Texas and was raised there until moving to Houston to work in the ship yard. He was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps as Nose Guner flying 43 missions where he served from February 12, 1943 until November 10, 1945 as Staff Sergeant having received the following awards; Good Conduct, Air Medal, Victory Medal, Distinguished United Badge, American Theater Ribbon and Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon. After discharged he had worked as a truck driver for Coca Cola and Gulf Oil Com-pany in Houston. After moving back to Houston County in the early 1970's he opened Mill-wee's Exxon until 1981. He later went to work for Latexo School as a bus driver and maintenance personnel working some for Crockett I.S.D. as bus driver until retiring in 1994. Mr. Millwee at 70 years of age raised a garden every year until last year. He was a member of the Center Hill Methodist Church and was also an honorary member of the Latexo Volunteer Fire Department.

Preceded in death by his sons Billy Millwee in 1979 and Bobby Millwee in 2008; grand-son Robbie Vaughn in 1985; sister Evelyn Christian in 2008; brother John Hugh Millwee; and parents Bill and Else Millwee.

Funeral Services for Mr. William Cloise "Bill" Millwee were held Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Randy Hargrove officiating. Military graveside services will follow in the Latexo Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Cj Hoch
  • Originally Created by: Cecil Vaden Jr.
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 35780503
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Cloise “Bill” Millwee (17 Jun 1923–5 Apr 2009), Find a Grave Memorial no. 35780503, citing Latexo Cemetery, Latexo, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Cj Hoch (contributor 47059088) .