Donald Carl Millay
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Donald Carl Millay
Donald Carl Millay Sr., 87, passed away on June 19, 2019 in Dowling Park, FL. Donald was born June 4, 1932 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Chester A. Millay and Virginia Cain Millay.?Donald honorably served our country in the United States Navy during the Korean War and the Vietnam War, retiring in 1972 at the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer in Communications. Mr. Millay was a faithful Christian and a member of Airline Baptist Church. Donald's passion was visiting nursing homes, ministering to the residents on Sunday morning services and coordinating praise and worship through music. Donald was Owner/Operator of Mayo Auto Parts for over 20 years. He enjoyed listening to bluegrass music and traveling to bluegrass festivals.?Donald was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Darothy K. Millay, his parents Chester A. and Virginia Millay, his brothers Eugene, Bob, and Lawrence Millay.?Mr. Millay is survived by his children, Verdie Stadler (Marshall), Cecila Ann Knox (John), Donna Millay, and Donald C. Millay, Jr.; his brothers, Marvin Millay and Chester Millay; 6 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.?Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Airline Baptist Church with Bro. Preston Gainey officiating. A Private Family interment service will follow immediately afterwards in Wayfare Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Airline Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Haven Hospice of Lake City or to the Wayfare Cemetery Maintenance fund care of Lafayette State Bank. All arrangements are under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Mayo.?Friends may sign the online guest book at www.joepburnsfuneralhomes.com
Published on June 20, 2019
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