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John William "Bill" Mills

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John William "Bill" Mills

John William "Bill" Mills, age 92 passed away February 19, 2014 at Doctor's Memorial Hospital in Perry, Florida. He was born in Orlando to the late Wray Mills and Katie Lee Roberts and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida as a Civil Engineer and in 1964 moved to Perry with his wife Betty. He worked in the Civil Engineering field for over 48 years, spending most of those years with the E.M. Watkins Company in Perry. He was an avid gardener and loved working in his yard as well as woodworking. He attended Calvary Baptist Church.

Mr. Mills is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty; 2 daughters: Hazel Mills of Cairo, Georgia and Kathy (Mark) Hill of Tallahassee; 3 Grandchildren and 2 Great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his son Billy Mills.

Funeral Services will be held at Beggs Funeral Home Chapel in Perry on Saturday, February 22, 2014 beginning at 11:00 a.m. with Brother Eddie Pridgeon officiating. Family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 - 8 p.m. also at Beggs.

All Arrangements are under the care of Beggs Funeral Home Perry Chapel (850) 838-2929 or to send condolences to the family visit our website at

Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Feb. 20, 2014
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