J.H. “Hank” Mills, 94, of Orange, passed away April 15, in Beaumont.
Funeral services will be at 11:30 AM, Monday, April, 18, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Mr. Ben Terry. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, April 19, at Antioch Cemetery in Spearsville, LA.
Born in Traskwood, Ar, January 30, 1922, he was the son of James Emmett Mills and Hazel (Henry) Mills. Hank was a World War II veteran for the United States Army Air Corp and was a part of the Flying Tigers. After the war, Hank worked for and retired from Firestone in Orange after 29 ½ years of service. He was a member of Ninth and Elm Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Nancy Mills and brother, Thurston Mills.
He is survived by his children, Margaret Kincannon and husband Tom of Flower Mound, James Henry Mills, Jr. and wife Elaine of Cary, NC, and Richard Mills and wife Amber of Orange; grandchildren, Jeff, Colleen, Jake, Andrew, and Emily; eight great-grandchildren and brother, Ralph Mills of Little Rock, AR.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jake Mills, Andrew Mills, Mack Lavergne, Jeff Kincannon, Lance Lewis, and Cade Mills.