Millican, Robert Matthew (Rock Spring)

Monday, January 28, 2013

Robert  Matthew  Millican, 74,  of  Rock  Spring, GA,  died on  Sunday  January  27,  2013.

Robert  was  a  member  and  Deacon  of  Center  Grove  Baptist  Church  for  40  years. He was a veteran  of  the  U.S. Army. He was employed  by  E. T.  Barwick,  and  retired  from  Shaw  Industries.

He  was  preceded  in  death  by  his  parents, Fred  Millican,  Sr.  and  Ida  King  Millican;  granddaughter, Jewell  Nicole  Millican; sisters,  Edith  Cox and  Elizabeth  Guess; and  brothers,  Fred  Millican,  Jr.,  Leon  Millican,  Johnny  Millican,  Sr. and  Lebron  Millican.

He is survived  by  his  wife   of  52  years, Dot  Colbert  Millican,  Rock  Spring;  daughter,  Carol  Taylor,  Rock  Spring;  sister,  Louise  Leos,  Chicago; grandchildren,  Jamal  Millican,  Christopher  Lewis and  Gerea  Lewis;  sister-in-law,  Ruth  and  brother-in-law,  John  Lewis; sister-in-law,  Mildred  and  brother-in-law  James  Gilbert;  sisters-in-law,  Reba  Colbert of  Rock  Spring  and  Leola  Colbert,  Ringgold; and several  nieces  and  nephews.

Funeral will be  from  the  Center  Grove  Baptist  Church  Tuesday, January 29  at  2 p.m.  Service will be conducted  by  Rev.  Chris  Hulsey,  Rev.  David  Brown  and  Rev.  Jim  Powell. Pallbearers  are  Calvin  Lewis,  Christopher  Lewis,  Donald  Gilbert,  Scotty  Gilbert,  Terry  Colbert,  Barry  Colbert,  Marty  Walker and  Matt  Kirby. Honorary  pallbearers  are  Mens  Lititure  Class,  Trey  Sisemore,  Terry  Gilreath and  Tony  Ballew. Interment will be  in  McIntyre  Cemetery.

The  family  will  receive  friends  at  the  Funeral  Home  Monday, January 28 from  5-9 p.m.

The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home  of  LaFayette.     

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