The Brydons

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William James Mills

Male 1942 - 2008  (65 years)


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  • Name William James Mills 
    Born 16 Jul 1942  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 May 2008 
    Buried Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I786  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2020 

    Father William James Mills,   b. 26 Jul 1908, Pontypridd, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1951, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Dorothy E. Bryden,   b. 28 Sep 1910, Hanover, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1953  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1937  Angola, Steuben, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _STAT 4 Aug 1949 
    Divorced 
    Family ID F2236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jul 1942 - Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mills, William "Bill"
      Army Veteran Worked For Erlanger
      Friday, May 9, 2008

      William "Bill" Mills, 65, of Hixson, died on Friday, May 9, 2008, in a local hospital.

      Bill was born in Detroit, Mi., and graduated in the class of 1960 from Howe Military School in Howe, In., and Western Michigan University. Bill was a SGT E5 in the U.S. Army and received the following medals: Good Conduct Medal, Marksman, Army of Occupation Medal (Berlin, Germany) and Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal.

      He moved to the Chattanooga area in the 1970's and was employed at Erlanger Hospital and held several positions in the health care industry.

      Besides his love for family, Bill enjoyed a passion for racecars and the Michigan Wolverines. He had been known to cite "Go Blue" to everyone he met.

      Bill lost his parents, Dorothy and James William Mills, at the early age of 11. He was raised by Bill Bryden and the late Virginia Bryden.

      He is survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Debbie Mills; daughters, Nicole Mills (Kevin) Hendrickson of Signal Mountain, Elizabeth Corinne (Daniel) Barber of Soddy Daisy, Tn.; stepdaughter, Amber Nicole (Sam) Pittard of Athens, Ga.; stepson, Christopher (Lisa) Fincher of Bulverde, Tx.; father, Bill Bryden of Canton, Mich.; grandchildren, Riley, Cay, Ryan, Avery, Colin and Grady; brothers and sisters, Judy Orlandi, Nancy Bryden, Richard Bryden, and Mark Bryden, as well as several nieces and nephews.

      Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Morty Lloyd officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.