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.