Merle Carlton McMillan

Merle (Mac) McMillan, 79, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014. He was born November 18, 1934 in Mt. Vernon Ohio son of the late Harvey and Opal Simpson McMillan. He was also preceded in death by a brother Kenneth McMillan and a sister in law, Carol McMillan. Mac was raised on a farm in Howard Ohio and was in the US Army on active duty from 1954 to 1956. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1960. He worked for several manufacturing companies in management and moved to Rocky Mount in 1982. Mac was a member of Englewood United Methodist Church and in the Wesleyan Sunday School class. He taught evening business classes at Edgecombe Community College for many years and retired from Tyco Plastics in 2003.
Surviving are his wife Susan (Sue) Keen McMillan, daughter and son in law Karen McMillan Scharf and Dan of Raleigh, son and daughter in law Michael Harvey and Beth McMillan of Pittsboro; Brothers Rodney McMillan and John McMillan and wife Sue all of Mt. Vernon OH; nephews Keith and Kent McMillan and a niece Melanie McMillan.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Englewood United Methodist Church with the Rev. John H. Dutton, Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Englewood UMC Organ Fund, P. O. Box 7128, Rocky Mount, NC 27804 or to Friends of Hospice of NGH, 2460 Curtis Ellis Dr., Rocky Mount, NC 27804.
Arrangements by Heritage Oaks Funeral & Cremation Service 3240 Zebulon Rd., Rocky Mount. 252-451-4000

Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on July 31, 2014