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“I haven't really known what to say: my heart hurts and I am sad, too. We were room mates, best of friends and went to school together for a few years...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Randy Joye - Columbia, SC

“We were so sorry to hear of Brooks passing. He seemed to be a wonderful man. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers....God bless! ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Dennis & Rhonda McDaniel - SC

“We're sorry Bob's illness prevents our being present for services this Saturday. We share in the grief over the loss of Brooks' beautiful spirit and...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Marjoie & Bob Milling - Columbia, SC

“Sorry to hear of your loss. May God Be with you always! ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Tommy McKinney (barber) - SC

“We're shocked and saddened at the untimely death of Brooks. He was joyful person to be with. We will cherish many wonderful memories of Brooks during...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: John Rogers - Dalzell, SC

“I did not know Mr. Milling but from what i have read he must have been a great man. For anyone who volunteers their time and cares for others and...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Jane Roper - Greenwood, SC

“What a wonderful friend we have lost! Brooks endeared himself to us from the first moment we met. Our deepest sympathy to you. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Frances & Archie Lewis - SC

“My deepest sympathies are with you as you mourn the loss of a wonderful person. I was fortunate enough to have many conversations with Brooks...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Lisa Southerland - Troy, SC

“even tho i didnt know brooks but his love for horses and animals are like mine. i live below him at the cross road. he all tiped his hat at me when...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: susan faulkner - plum branch, SC

“Gail, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers going up for the family. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Lou Jennings - McCormick, SC

DATELINE PLUM BRANCH BROOKS MILLING Brooks Currie Milling, 57, resident of 415 Fishing Village Road, widower of Patricia Gordon Milling, died Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at his home. Born in Sumter, October 25, 1954, he was a son of the late John Butler, Sr. and Nanette Currie Milling. A 1975 graduate of Midlands Technical College he earned an Associate's Degree in Engineering. He supervised and managed construction projects for Blazer Custom Builders, T.F. Anderson & Sons, C.T. Harris, and T.B. Bulldozing and had been self-employed since 2008. Affectionately known as "The Cowboy" by friends, Brooks was a member of the Plum Branch Saddle Club. He was a friend to all and loved giving to others. He substituted when needed at Meals on Wheels in McCormick and had a special bond with animals. He was always willing to give any animal a home. He was currently caring for his three horses, six dogs and three chickens who he loved dearly. Mr. Milling was a member of McCormick United Methodist Church. A loving family man, Brooks was a good brother to his brother, John B. Milling, Jr. and wife, Mary of Wedgefield; sisters, Gail M. Gore and husband, Brian of McCormick and Cindy M. Jackson and companion, Clarence "Poe" Hucks, Jr. of Newberry; a proud uncle to nieces and nephews, Clinton Snider, Christine Woodburn, D. Rivera, Amie Milling, Joshua Jackson and Heather Jackson; and several great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by nephew, Michael Milling. Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 2:00 PM at McCormick United Methodist Church with Reverend Athon Arant officiating. Private burial will be conducted in the Old Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00PM until the service hour in the church social hall. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the Humane Society of McCormick County, PO Box 900, McCormick, SC 29835 or to McCormick United Methodist Church (Outreach Program), 200 East Gold Street, McCormick, SC 29835. Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Milling family.

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