Jackie Lee Mills Sr., 68, of Enterprise, passed on to eternal life Tuesday (Nov. 7, 2017) at the Louis A. Johnson VAMC, following an extended illness.
He was born at the St. Mary's Hospital in Clarksburg, July 11, 1949, a son of the late Delbert L. and Delorse M. Keener Mills.
Jack is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 48 years, Judy A. Rose Mills; his son, Jackie L. Mills Jr. and his wife Subrina Mills, Bridgeport; his daughter, April M. Mills and her companion Don B. Booker; two grandchildren, Matthew "A.T." Mills and his companion Jasmine North, Fairmont, Trinity F. Mills, Bridgeport; his sisters, Nita Serian and her husband Dave, Charlene Borelli and her husband Tom, Fairmont, Sheila Mills and her companion Frankie Ward, Ohio; his brother, Gary Mills, Houston, Texas.
In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by one grandchild and a nephew, T.J. Merryman.
Jack was a Vietnam combat veteran having served with the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a retired coal miner having been employed with Consol Energy for more than 20 years. Jack loved watching the West Virginia University Mountaineers and playing his harmonica. He was a loving family man who will be dearly missed.
The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. today at the Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St., Shinnston, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, with Dr. Alfray Thomas Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Fairmont, where full military rites will be accorded.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com.
The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Mills family.
Published on November 8, 2017