Former Red Bank Mayor Monty Millard Dies At 62

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Former Red Bank Mayor Monty Millard has died at age 62.

Mr. Millard served 10 years on the Red Bank Commission, including one term as mayor. He lost to Rick Causer in the 2012 election.

He was a founding member of the Red Bank Chamber of Commerce and served three times as its president.

Mr. Millard was a retail and commercial banker for 37 years. He was with Pioneer Bank and then First Tennessee Bank.

He served a term on the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (WWTA).

He was on the board of the North River Civic Center for over 10 years.

Mr. Millard was a member of the Red Bank Historical Society.

He lived his entire life in Red Bank and attended Red Bank Elementary School and then Baylor School. He had a B.S. in political science from UT Knoxville. He gained a graduate degree in banking from the University of Virginia in 1982.

Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home on Ashland Terrace.

Visitation will be Monday from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and the funeral at 12 p.m. at the funeral home chapel.

 


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