Danny Dixon Milligan

November 15, 1946April 3, 2021

Danny Dixon Milligan, 74 of Wilmington, NC died on Saturday, April 3, 2021. He was born on November 15, 1946 in Wilmington, NC to Robert and Hazel Ganis Milligan.

Danny was a proud veteran of the US Army, serving in Vietnam. He was part of the 2nd Platoon Bravo Company, 4th Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 11th Light Infantry Brigade, 23rd Americal Division, and a member of the Big Bad Bravo Group.

Danny is survived by his wife Rebecca Lowry Milligan, his son Shaun Danny Milligan, grandson Jackson Milligan, and extended family, friends, and military buddies.

A memorial service will be held in Atlanta, GA at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that you make a donation to a charity of your choice.


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Bart and Teri Dingler

April 9, 2021

Becky we were so sorry to hear of Danny’s passing. I can attest to Danny’s character as one of a true Bravo brother who always had my back. We were together from the start and had many memories- both good and bad- but we always had each other’s back. Rest high on that mountain my Bravo friend and will see you one day. Becky our prayers continue for peace and comfort for you and the family.

Don Fuller

April 9, 2021

Becky, I was sadend to read Danny's name in the obits in the paper this morning. I fondly remember the times at Southern Co. for all the years we worked together.
Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. Don Fuller

Marylou & Ed Gross

April 8, 2021

Danny, we were so privileged to know you and to spend so much time with you and Becky over our Bravo years. Ed met you first in Hawaii and then again in 2006. In those years since we've become close friends, vacationing together, traveling and spending time at reunions...lots of game playing and above all lots of laughs.

You were such a kind and gentle man...maybe you didn't talk much but when you did it was well worth listening to.

Will miss you dear on.

J D Hughs

April 8, 2021

Danny and Becky have been good neighbors to me for many years and Ive known some of his family even longer . Its so sad to have lost such a nice person. His easy going manner and pleasant demeanor were a pleasure to know. He will be truly missed in the neighborhood.

Ron and Barbra Adams

April 7, 2021

God Bless you Danny, we are so happy we decided to stay over in Philly for a couple days and spend extra special time with you and Becky. Even though we never shared a foxhole I knew from that very first meeting in 2006' you were my Bravo brother for life. We know those last months were a battle like you took on as a tough old grunt would. Rest in peace brother and we are sure to meet up again someplace soon. And Becky God has taken over from you right from the second he knew the time had come. We love you Becky and do plan to see you someday very soon ... All our love from Sacramento Ron and Barbra Adams

Paul and Toni Fogleman

April 7, 2021

Becky, we are so sorry for your loss. Danny was a kind soul and we remember the first Big Bad Bravo Reunion we attended. Paul enjoyed being around Danny because he welcomed us that first reunion and he was easy to talk to. Prayers and comfort for you and your family in the coming days.
Paul and Toni Fogleman

Bob Simpson

April 7, 2021

Friend, fellow soldier, the buddy I'll never forget. From Schofield Barracks to Vietnam to our reconnection in 2006.
Rest in piece my friend, and to Becky, our sincere condolences.

Bob & Linda Simpson

John Withington

April 7, 2021

Becky - Our sincere condolences on your loss. Danny is now home after a wonderful journey of 74 years. You were a wonderful Wife to Danny. May God bless you. Danny will always be remembered as part of our Big Bad Bravo Brotherhood -- Brotherhood forged in Combat -- never to be forgotten.

John Withington & Betty Hewitt
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting:
The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star,
Hath had elsewhere its setting,
And cometh from afar:
Not in entire forgetfulness,
And not in utter nakedness,
But trailing clouds of glory do we come
From God, who is our home.

William Wordsworth