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CONWAY, SC Robert L. (Bob) Mills, 88, of Conway, SC, passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, SC, from complications of multiple myeloma. Born February 22, 1929 in Spanishburg, WV, he was the son of the late Aubrey V. Mills and Bernice Karnes Mills.
Bob was a member of Carr Memorial Methodist Church. He engaged in many jobs throughout his life and retired from the trucking industry.
Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Akers Mills; and daughter, Barbara Mills Leach.
Survivors include his daughter, Patricia Mills Lusk (Tom) Conway, SC; sister, Jean Mills Simpson (Dale) Winchester, VA; son-in-law David Leach, Fuvquay-Varina, NC; sister-in-law Scarlett Akers Godfrey (Richard) of Princeton; five grandchildren, Amy Fraley, David Lusk, Cristi Johnson, Adam Murphy and Aubrie Leach; and five great grandchildren, Mason and Gibson Fraley, Noah and Stella Grace Stroud and Samuel Johnson.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton with Pastor Richard Godfrey officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Friends attending the service are asked to meet at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton by 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Carr Memorial United Methodist Church, 1442 Glenwood Park Road, Princeton, WV 24740 or Salem United Methodist Church, 2376 Highway 90, Conway, SC 29526.
The family will receive friends Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.
To share online condolences, please visit www.bailey-kirk.com.
Published on August 31, 2017
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