Mr. Ross Mills Jr.
Mr. Ross Mills Jr. age 76 of Tazewell TN was born March 19, 1936 and passed away February 26, 2013 at the Claiborne County Hospital. He was a member of Buckeystown Methodist Church in Buckeystown, MD. Ross spent most of his life in his hometown of Frederick, MD where he graduated from Fredrick High School Class of 1954 then attended Hagerstown Business School in 1955 and graduated with an associate?s degree in accounting. He retired from the profession of an accountant. Ross was an avid drag racer, won 62 trophies and was pictured in the famous Hotrod Magazine in 1958.
He was preceded in death by his:
Parents: Ross Mills Sr. and Hazel (Smith) Mills
Sons: Ross Mills III and Steven Wayne Mills
He is survived by his:
Wife: Mossie Sulfridge Mills of Tazewell, TN
Sons: Ross Michael Mills and wife Amanda of Converse, TX
Richard Derick Mills of Federick, MD
Daughters: Diana Collins and husband Bert of Knoxville, MD
Christina Mullenix and husband John of Chambersburg, PA
Step Children: Rev. Jay Sulfridge and wife Kathy of Middlesboro, KY
Dr. Sylvia Lynch of Tazewell, TN
Fay Thomas and husband Dr. Robert Thomas of Speedwell, TN
Brothers: Paul Mills and wife Melba of Hillsboro, VA
Jim Mills and wife Carol of Fredrick, MD
Sister: Barbara Mills Snurr of Tazewell, TN
18 Grandchildren and several Great Grandchildren
Several nieces, nephews, and a host of many other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Tuesday March 5, 2013 from 6PM till 8PM at the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted 11AM Wednesday in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jay Sulfridge officiating. Burial will follow in the Irish Memorial Gardens.
Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home In Charge of Arrangements