A.R. “Dick” McMillan
A.R. “Dick” McMillan, 84, of Orange, died Thursday, Jan. 5, at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home in Vidor.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Barry Bradley, pastor of First Baptist Church in Orange. Interment will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.
His grandsons will serve as Pallbearers and the Deacons of First Baptist Church will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Born in Roanoke, LA., on July 26, 1927, Dick was the son of Carl and Mary McMillan. He was a retired accountant with the American Bridge Division of U.S. Steel in Orange and had also worked for Priddy Oil in Orange. He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Orange where he served as a Deacon. He also had been a volunteer with Orange Christian Services and the H.O.S.T. program.
Dick was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and he loved his family very much.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Vivian McMillan of Orange; children, Christy Rutledge and her husband Marty of Orange, Richard McMillan and his wife Roxie of Conroe, Janet McMillan of San Antonio, Ronny McMillan and his wife Debbie of Orange, Phyllis Casey and her husband Don of Orange, Dana Strokos of Spring; sister, Margery Sargent of Orange; 15 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Missions Office of the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1453, Orange, Texas 77631.
The family wishes to acknowledge, with grateful appreciation, the loving care and compassion given to Dick by the River City Hospice caregivers during his illness.