BRIAN THOMAS MILLNS Brian Thomas Millns, 78, of Hesperia, CA passed away on 10-31-12 at home from respiratory failure. Brian was born in Manchester, England on May 20, 1934 to Thomas and Mary Millns. Brian served as an Apprentice Air Frame Fitter in the Royal Air Force during his school days. After graduating from Manchester Boys High School he joined the British Army and served in Egypt and Cypress. Upon completing his service he became a machinist by trade and worked in a variety of industries in England, Canada and the US. He immigrated to Michigan in 1967. His most recent employment was with San Bernardino County in Work Force Development and Sheriff Service Specialist. Brian and his wife met on the internet in 1998 and he often quipped that Nancy was the low bidder on EBay. He moved to the high desert in 1999 and married Nancy Ross on April 24, 2004. Brian was 32nd degree Mason and active in the Scottish Community. He loved to play practical jokes and had a wicked sense of humor. Brian Millns was predeceased by his son Stephen Millns of Michigan. Brian is survived by his wife, Nancy, his beloved dogs, Jill and Buster. His children, Lee and Cyndi Millns, Barry Millns, Colin and Linda Millns, Glenn and Cindy Millns, and Brenda Millns Warren of Michigan, as well as 7 grandchildren and one great-grand child. His siblings, Joyce Ward, Thomas Millns, John Millns, Rosemary Millns, Else Millns and Susan Millns, as well as extended family in England. His body has been donated to science. There will not be a funeral service per his wishes. On December 9th there will be a celebration of his life. Please contact his wife, Nancy at or call 760-956-8651 for more information.
Published in the Daily Press from Nov. 6 to Nov. 7, 2012