OBITUARY

Roy J. Mills

January 31, 1950August 29, 2018
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Roy June Mills, 68 years of age, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Born on January 31, 1950 in Beckley, WV, he is the son of the late John Columbus Mills and Sarah Ellen Stanton Mills. Roy worked in the carpet installation industry for over 32 years, having worked for American Carpets, Chambers House of Carpets and Carpet World. He was ordained as a Minister in the Baptist faith in 1975 and served his Lord as a Minister for over 44 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Ellen Mills, Martha Ellen Mills, Betty Lee Agee, and Lotus Lee Basham; and brothers, John Columbus Mills, Jr., James Cecil Mills, Fred Ernest Mills, and William Patton Mills. He is survived by his wife of over 44 years, Alice Wilson Mills; sons, James Roy Mills, and George Ray Mills, Sr. and his wife, Crystal; grandchildren, George Ray Mills, Jr., James Patton Mills, William Eugene Mills, Robert Mark Templeton and Blake Nelson Mills; sisters, Judy May Waddell and Mable Ann Shrewsbury; and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Saturday afternoon, September 1st, 2018 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm in the Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Home with Jimmy Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Garden of the Last Supper Annex of Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Honoring Mr. Mills as pallbearers will be family and friends. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com Blue Ridge Funeral Home & Crematorium has the honor of serving the family.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, September 1, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 1, 2018
REMEMBERING

Roy J. Mills

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Adrienne Bland

September 1, 2018

Roy was my Godfather and even though I didn't see him as much as I should I always loved him the same as I know he always loved me. Roy preached my first wedding and even though it didn't work out like planned. I'm still happy to know that mine was the last wedding he preached. I love you Roy and will see you again some day in heaven.

Betty McGraw

August 30, 2018

I heard Roy preach at Abraham church and enjoyed his sermons. He was a true man of God and I am very sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you and your family. May God's comforting arms surround you and bring you peace.

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