John Gordon Mills

Augusta, GA – Mr. John Gordon Mills, 72, husband of Joan Smith Mills, entered into rest Monday, January 6, 2014, at Eisenhower Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held Friday, January 10, 2014, at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Keith Cox and Reverend Jerry Wilson officiating.

Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Mills, son of the late Baxter Gordon, Jr and Helen Byrd Mills, served in the United States Navy and was a retired Sales Tax Auditor for the State of Georgia. He was a member of Burns Memorial United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jason Mills.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Michael Mills and Lonnie Mills, both of Augusta, and John Herman Mills, of Evans; his brothers, Richard J. Mills and his wife, Margaret, of Rome, GA, and James E. “Jimmy” Mills, of Evans; his grandchildren, Justin Mills, Kaitlyn Mills, Cora Mills, Noah Mills, Cody Holman, Gage Roberts, and John Hayden Mills; and his great grandchild, Michael Williams.

Active pallbearers will be Jarrett Dillingham, Quentin Dillingham, Hal Riddle, William Payton, Tom Garland, and Kurt Wilson.

Honorary pallbearers will be nephews, Scott Dedman, Tommy Lane, Brian Wiggins, Mell Brantley, David Chesser, and Mark Miller.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Burns Memorial United Methodist Church, 2372 Lumpkin Rd, Augusta, GA 30906.

The family will receive friends Thursday, January 9, 2014, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd , Augusta , GA 30906 .

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