Leonard Bruce Mills Sr.
Born on April 2, 1926 in San Bernardino, CA. Leonard Bruce Mills Sr., a long time resident of Calimesa, CA passed away on December 10, 2012 at the age of 86. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marilyn H. Mills, their 3 children, Melinda Saks, L. Bruce Mills Jr. and Shari Bland, 4 grand children and 5 great grandchildren as well as his sister, Verda Hixson and brother Wilbur Mills. He was preceded in death by his sister Marjorie Hambly. Mr. Mills was an Army Air Corps Veteran, serving at the end of World War II in China and a retiree of the So California Gas Co following 35 years of service, as well as a community leader and volunteer throughout his life's journey. He enjoyed many years as a boy scout leader and served on the boards of many organizations. He loved wood- working and creating toys, furniture and outdoor items for family, friends and the community. Known for his friendly smile and demeanor, he was seen as a friend by everyone who met him. He will be greatly missed.
Published in San Bernardino Sun on Dec. 14, 2012