James R. Millin Sr., of Niles

Published 8:33 am Monday, April 8, 2019

Dec. 8, 1946 — April 4, 2019

James R. Millin Sr., 72, of Niles, passed away at his residence, on Thursday, April 4, 2019, following a brief illness.

He was born in South Bend, to the late Walter “Buck” and Leora (Cohoe) Millin.

James R. Millin Sr.

On Aug. 7, 1965, James married Theresa Ann Hilligoss at a ceremony at Smith’s Chapel in Niles.

James was retired from Garden City Fan after many years, where he worked in shipping and receiving. James enjoyed bowling, reading novels, playing Boulder Dash, and mostly time spent with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Theresa Millin; a sister, Dorothy (John) Beck; a brother, Robert Millin and a sister-in-law, Patsy Millin.

James is survived by his children, Deborah (Shawn Hickey) Millin, James Jr.(Kelly) Millin, Anthony (Jennifer) Millin; grandchildren, Brenton (Debbie) Millin, Bradley (Hayley) Millin, A.J. Millin, Ryan Elizabeth Millin, Collin Millin, James Millin III, Dustin Millin and Landon Millin; great-grandchildren, Connor and Amelia. He will also be missed by his sisters, Janet (Denny) Eagan and Lois (Walt) Semenuk; his brother Allan Millin and his sister-in-law, Meri Millin.

Services to honor James life will be at 6:30 p.m. with visitation beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, at Brown Funeral Home.

Those wishing to make a memorial donation in honor of James may do so to Berrien County Cancer Services, 3900 Hollywood Road, St. Joseph, Michigan, 49085. Photos, condolences and memories of James may be left for his family at BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services.