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Stephen E. Mills

MILLERSBURG — Stephen E. Mills, 65, of Millersburg, passed away Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio.

Funeral services will be noon Tuesday at the Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, with Doug Wells officiating.

Burial will be at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, with Military Rites being conducted by the Wright-Patterson AFB Honor Guard.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mills was born Jan. 4, 1946, in Columbus, and was the son of Carl Anthony and Ella Eileen (McSherry) Mills. On Mar. 6, 1964, he married Doris F. Mullins and she survives.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Air Force, retiring after 20 years of service, followed by an additional 12 years as a civil servant.

Stephen was an active member of the Millersburg Church of Christ.

Surviving, in addition to his wife of 47 years, is a daughter, Lori Mills Hurd; four granddaughters, Katie Zimmerly, Markie Hurd, Brandie Hurd and Emalie (Sean) Aubin; one great-granddaughter, Shaelyn Zimmerly; a brother, Ronald Mills of Burlington, N.C.; a sister, Martha Langhirt of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

“Gramps” will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered.