William Ray Mills Sr.

William Ray Mills

William Ray Mills Sr.

William Ray Mills Sr., age 76, widow of Geraldine Powell Mills died Monday, December 4, 2017 at his home in Melvindale, Michigan. A native of Flat Lick, KY., in Knox County, he was born to the late Willie and Troy Gray Mills on November 16, 1941.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a self-employed truck driver. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren telling stories about his truck driving days, he also loved to restore old cars.

Other than his parents and wife he was preceded in death by one son, William Ray Mills, Jr.

Mr. Mills is survived by his daughters, Ida (Christopher) Leavy of Northville, MI., and Kimberly Mills of Melvindale, MI., two brothers, Bobby Eugene Mills of Richmond, KY., and Harry Mills of Berea, KY., his sister, Sue Grimes of Sand Gap, KY., four grandchildren, Stephan A. Geller, Sr., William D. Geller, Whitney Marie Mills, and Lorien Geller. Seven great grandchildren also survive, Chloe, Aiden, Alessa, Stephen, Jr., Sam, Casey, and Wyatt.

Military graveside services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, December 9th at Silver Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6-9 PM at Davis & Powell Funeral Home.

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