Larry McMillan, 77, of Folkston, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2022. He was born on January 17, 1945 to the late Clarence McMillan and Leona Mock McMillan. Larry served as a deacon at Philadelphia Freewill Baptist Church for 45 years, Boy Scout Troop 360 scout volunteer for numerous years and a men’s softball league coach. He worked at Humphrey’s Mining Company in Folkston, Allied in Jacksonville, FL and retired from GE in Folkston. He was an avid fisherman that also enjoyed farming, yearly syrup making, fast cars and spending time with family and friends. He was a true handyman and mentor.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years that he loved dearly, Faye McMillan; three sons, Ray (Cheryl) McMillan, Lamar McMillan, and Jonathan (Dustie) McMillan; grandchildren, Emma Kate McMillan, Ada and Ava McMillan, Ryan Dowling, and Hunter Dowling; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Amos McMillan; three sisters, Eloise (Gene) Chesser, Linda Roddenberry and Penny (Ronnie) Manning; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family received friends on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at Philadelphia Freewill Baptist Church. A service was held on Friday, October 7, 2022 at Philadelphia Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. Ray McMillan, Bro. Parnell Aldridge and Bro. Billy Champion officiating. Burial followed at Traders Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brent Justice, Richie McMillan, Steven Lloyd, Corey Norton, Nicholas McDowell, Zary Manning, Tim Birchall and Brent Wildes. Honorary Pallbearers were the Deacons of Philadelphia Freewill Baptist Church, Loren Lane and Jim Burkhart.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardrobersonfh.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, Folkston.