MORRISVILLE - James William McMillan, 86, of Morrisville, died Monday, January 28, 2013 at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh, NC.
James was born June 15, 1926 in Whitmire, SC to the late Elbert and Zelda Phifer McMillan. He was a WW II veteran of the US Navy. James was employed in several textile manufacturing facilities working his way to the rank of plant manager. After retirement, he moved to Morrisville, NC, where he attended Good Hope Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
James is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mildren Nelson McMillan; son, Jim McMillan and his wife, Donna, of Ashville, NC; daughters, Linda Mann of Morrisville, NC; and Karen Bean of Camden, SC; 8 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Good Hope Baptist Church, 6628 Good Hope Church Road, Cary, NC 27519. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church.
Memorials may be sent to Good Hope Baptist Church; or a charity for COPD.
Condolences may be sent to www.BrownWynneCary.com