OBITUARY

William N. "Bill" Mills

July 15, 1932April 24, 2013

William (Bill) Neil Mills, age 80, of Huntington, Indiana, died on April 24, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Bill was born on July 15, 1932 in Denver, Colorado, to Neil and Leonore (Stark) Mills. He graduated from East Denver High School in Denver, Colorado, and Colorado Agricultural and Mining College in Fort Collins, Colorado, with a degree in electrical engineering, in 1956. Bill was employed as an engineer with Convair Division, General Dynamics Corporation, San Diego, California, and with Tracer Lab, Oakland, California. In 1966, Bill graduated from Indiana University School of Law and practiced law with Bangs, Mills, and Rollo and Mills and Northrop.

Bill was a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the Indiana State Bar Association, the Huntington County Indiana Bar Association, Carlisle Crossing Homeowners Board, and the Huntington County Habitat for Humanity. Bill was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and served on the Board of Elders. Bill was later a member of the College Park United Brethren serving on the Administrative Board.

Bill was united in marriage with Sylvia S. Mills on December 18, 1960, in Muncie, Indiana. He leaves behind two children: Rebecca Mills Green (Scott Green), Thomas Neil Mills (Lori Mills); four grandchildren: Katherine Mills, Jacob Mills, Michael Green, and Benjamin Green; and one great-grandchild: Harrison Mills.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm and 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Funeral services will be held at College Park United Brethren Church, 1945 College Ave., Huntington, Indiana on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Gary Dilley officiating.

A private family interment will be in Elm Ridge Cemetery, Muncie, Indiana.

Preferred memorials can be made to: College Park Benevolence Fund and Huntington County Habitat for Humanity in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, April 27, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, April 27, 2013
  • Funeral Service Sunday, April 28, 2013
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William N. "Bill" Mills

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November 20, 2013

Sylvia I am Bills cousin Judy Haines. I have some pictures of Bill as a child. Would you and Rebecca and Thomas like them? Contact me at jash64@msn.com. I am so sorry to hear about Bill. Sincerely, Judy

Iris Clark

May 1, 2013

Sylvia, so sorry to see this. My sincere sympathies

Brent Birdsall

April 30, 2013

To Sylvia, Tom and all the family,
We extend to you our condolences. Bill was a good man; husband, father, grandfather and churchman. I count it a privilege to number him among my friends. I cherished his comments/questions/critiques following my sermons. He listened carefully to what I had to say and I also benefitted when I in turn listened to him. May God strengthen and comfort you at this time.
Brent & Sandie Birdsall

April 28, 2013

Sylvia, Becky & Tom
Our deepest sympathies to you all. We think back over some fond memories -- will never forget our trip together to the Indy 500 -- the years have gone by too fast. We pray God will comfort you at this very sad time.
Herb & Nancy Rollo

April 28, 2013

Dear Sylvia and Framily, Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prays are with you and your family. Keep a smile in your heart.
John & Donna Gass

April 27, 2013

Sylvia and Family, Danny and I are sorry to learn of Bill's passing. May you find strength and comfort from those who love you at this time. Our prayers and deepest sympathy are with you...Danny and Lonna Dickey

April 27, 2013

Sylvia and dear Becky. I am so sorry to hear about Bill's passing. He was a very good friend and great attorney. My prayers are with you.

Mary Ellen Santa

Gerald Sailors

April 26, 2013

Sylvia and family. Susie and I are so sorry to read of Bill's passing. He was a great friend, attorney and mentor. This world a much better place because he lived.

Neil Warner & Family

April 26, 2013

Sylvia and Family,
Sorry for your loss, your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

FROM THE FAMILY