Raleigh Gene Mills Obituary

Raleigh Gene Mills

Raleigh Gene Mills, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born on February 8, 1931 to the late Henry and Flora Mills. Raleigh served in the 101 First Airborne Division in the Korean War. He was retired from the Daviess County Public School System and enjoyed watching westerns and fishing. Raleigh also enjoyed mowing the neighbor’s yards and working in his own yard. He loved his kids and all his grandkids. He was full of life and loved everyone he met with his whole heart. In addition to his parents, Raleigh was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen L. Mills of 37 years; two brothers; two sisters; five grandkids; and one great-great-grandchild. He is survived by his wife, Betty Mills of 25 years; children, Diana (James) Gaddis, Cheryl (R.D.) Smith, Ronnie Mills, Flora (Timothy) Lewis, and Garrison “Bud” (Raeann) Mills; grandchildren, Angel Mills, Alisa (Joshua) Clark, Bryant Clary, Christopher Mills, Benjamin Canary, Rowdy (Tamara) Bostick, David Canary, Tabitha (T.J.) Hamilton, Joshua (Shawna) Gaddis, Krista Gaddis, Angie Gaddis, Michelle Gaddis and James Gaddis; 36 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be at noon on Friday in the chapel at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow in Plain View Cemetery in Logan County, KY. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to noon on Friday at the funeral home. The number of those attending the visitation or funeral shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks.
February 8, 1931 - October 19, 202002/08/193110/19/2020
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Raleigh Gene Mills, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born on February 8, 1931 to the late Henry and Flora Mills. Raleigh served in the 101 First Airborne Division in the Korean War. He was retired from the Daviess County Public School System and enjoyed watching westerns and fishing. Raleigh also enjoyed mowing the neighbor’s yards and working in his own yard. He loved his kids and all his grandkids. He was full of life ...

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Oct
23
Service
Friday, October 23 2020
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
James H. Davis Funeral Home and Crematory
3009 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
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Oct
23
Visitation
Friday, October 23 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
James H. Davis Funeral Home and Crematory
3009 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
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