Charles L. McMillen
December 26, 1945 - January 1, 2018
Charles McMillen, 72, of Adrian, MI, died Monday, January 1, 2018, in Morenci. He was born December 26, 1945, in San Bernardino, CA, to Soloman Archie and Edith Hazel (Eisele) McMillen. He married Marcia McIntire, December 6, 1969, in Greenville, MI. She preceded him in death in 1991. He married Jerry Ann Montague on June 23, 2001. She survives.
A 1963 graduate of St. Johns High School, Charles worked for 35 years as a technician for Verizon before retiring in 2008. He was a member of the United States Army, serving in Germany during the Vietnam era.
Charles was an avid sportsman and enjoyed hunting deer in northern Michigan and elk in Colorado. He was also a member of the Sylvania Senior Softball League at Pacesetter Park in Sylvania.
Surviving in addition to his wife Jerry, are his children, David McMillen of Adrian, Alicia McMillen of North Carolina, Christina (Rick) McFarland of Texas, Jason (Michelle) Lockwood of Montpelier, OH, Jeremy (Lauren) Lockwood of West Unity, OH, and Amie Lockwood of Adrian. Also surviving are his brother, Larry McMillen of Alabama, ten grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and first wife, Marcia, Charles was preceded in death by two step-brothers, Dennis Hudson and Doyle Hudson.
A funeral service for Charles will be held Friday, January 5, at 11 a.m. at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette with Rev. Samuel Wickard officiating. Interment will follow at a later date at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation will be Thursday from 3-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions in honor of Charles can be designated to the American Diabetes Association.
Visitation: Thursday, January 4, 2018 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in FayetteGet Directions
Funeral Service: Friday, January 5, 2018 11:00 AM Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in FayetteGet Directions