John Paul "Jack" Mills
Jack Mills of Hattiesburg, formerly of Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at Forrest General Hospital. He was 70.
Born July 20, 1942, in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania to Blair and Myrvle Mills, Mr. Mills attended Harbrack High School and graduated from Clarion University as a member of Alpha Gamma Phi Fraternity.
Mr. Mills worked primarily in the trucking industry the majority of his life. Most recently he substitute taught in St. Tammany Parish and within the Oak Grove School System. He was also a member of the Commiskey-Wheat Detachment Marine Corps League.
He was of the Methodist faith. He enjoyed coaching various sports and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Loved by family and friends, he is survived by his wife, Mickey Mills; his youngest son Jeff Mills and his wife Paula and their three children Michael, Patrick and Kayleigh; his eldest son Brent Mills and his wife Michele and their two children Hayden and Brady; his brother Blair Mills and his wife Debbie (Pennsylvania); as well as nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Blair and Myrvle Mills, and a sister Donna Rowe.
Jack brightened every life he touched and will be greatly missed by all.
Wake Hours: 10 am - 12 pm, Friday, November 30, 2012 at Forrest Funeral Home, 1258 Richburg Rd, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Service: 12 pm, Friday, November 30, 2012 at Forrest Funeral Home
Note: In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Commiskey-Wheat Detachment, Marine Corps League, P.O. Box 18290, Hattiesburg, MS 39404-8290
Published in the Hattiesburg American on Nov. 29, 2012