OBITUARY

Samuel Leslie Mills

September 8, 1924January 7, 2019

Samuel Leslie Mills died peacefully on January 7, 2019 at Tapp Family Home in Hanover County at the age of 94. He was the widower of Beatrice Marie HARRIS Mills formerly of Patrick County VA. Samuel was born on September 8, 1924 in Amelia County, Va. to Samuel Taylor and Ada Mae Mills. After graduating from Amelia County High School, he was inducted into the U.S. Army and served his country in World War II as part of an artillery unit in the European Theatre. Samuel lived in Hanover County for many years where he was a farmer and woodworker and was loved by all who knew him. He will be fondly remembered for his great interest in his family, in solar power, and in wind-generated energy. He is survived by his siblings, Louise Boyles and Franklin Mills, both of Amelia County; two sons, Floyd Mills and Marvin Mills; one granddaughter, Jessica Leslie Pittman; and two great-grandsons, Ty Pittman and Cole Pittman, all of Hanover County. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice Mills; and by his brother, Ralph Mills. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a favorite charity. The family would like to thank Samuel’s caregivers for their dedication. A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 10, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, Reid Chapel, 412 S. Washington Hwy., Ashland, Va. 23005, where a funeral service will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. Burial will be private.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his siblings, Louise Boyles and Franklin Mills, both of Amelia County; two sons, Floyd Mills and Marvin Mills; one granddaughter, Jessica Leslie Pittman; and two great-grandsons, Ty Pittman and Cole Pittman, all of Hanover County. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice Mills; and by his brother, Ralph Mills.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Thursday, January 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 11, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • PRIVATE BURIAL
REMEMBERING

Samuel Leslie Mills

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