Donald Frances McMillan
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Donald Frances McMillan
  • August 27, 1921 - April 14, 2017
  • Cartersville, Georgia

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Donald Francis McMillan, age 95, passed away peacefully at Fite Living Centre, a wonderful and loving assisted living home in Cartersville, GA on April 14, 2017.
He was born on August 27, 1921 in Fort Valley, GA, son of the late Thomas McMillan and Frances McDonald McMillan.
Don grew up in Fort Valley and Miami, FL before enlisting in the Navy to serve his country in World War II. He was honorable discharged in 1948. On March 13 of that year, he married Alice Marshall McMillan and enjoyed 45 years of marriage before her death in 1993. Also in 1948, Don began a 33 year career with Southern Bell and Bell South before retiring in 1981. His passion was for the Boy Scouts and he spent over 40 years of devoted service to the Scouts, earning the Silver Beaver award, of the highest awards in scouting.
Don is preceded in death by his wife Alice; daughter, Debra Alice McMillan
Survivors include his son, Robert McMillan; grandchildren, Matthew, Felicia, Christopher and Andrew; many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at one o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, the 22nd of April, 2017 in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Helms officiating.
Interment will follow on Sunday, the 23rd of April, 2017in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Charlotte, NC.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to post tributes and sign the on-line register.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA 30120 has charge of the arrangements.