Freddie H MillsNovember 30, 1928 ~ October 11, 2017 (age 88)
Freddie H. Mills, 88 years old of Russellville, AL. passed away October 11, 2017 at Cypress Cove Care Center.
Freddie was born November 30, 1928 in Mt. Hope, AL. to Alex and Fannie Mae Mills.
He was a veteran of the Korean War. He had a love of repairing cars and was the founder and owner of Freddie Mills Body Shop for many years. He loved nothing better than serving the public. He was known around town for his sense of humor and his silly jokes.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Alex and Fannie Mae Mills Moreland, his wife of 62 years; Freida Stone Mills, his brothers; Edward Mills and Johnnie Mills, his sister in-laws; Jean Ames , Merle Montgomery, Lucille Mills and Leola Mills, his brother in-laws; Henry Ames, Jim Malone, and Arlin Cheatham.
He is survived by his daughter; Kimberly Mills, his son; Mike Mills, Sister in-laws; Trudie Malone, Erma Cheatham, brother in-law; Floyd Montgomery, host of nieces and nephews he thought of as his own, and Van Lawson (Elaine) whom he loved dearly and thought of as his own.
A Special thanks to Van Lawson who spent many days helping Freddie and Freida as their elder years took over and Billy Mills who spent many nights with Freddie as his health diminished. Also a special thanks to the Country Cottage who made his last three years a little more pleasant.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 6-8pm at Akins Funeral Home, Russellville, AL. Funeral service will be Friday, October 13, 2017 at 11:00 am at Akins Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Franklin Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Van Lawson, Chris Lawson, Paul Sweeney, Marty Corbell, Billy Mills, and Stuart Mills.
Akins Funeral Home is assisting the family.