John A. Mills, Jr. of Junction City died August 21, 2021. He was born March 17, 1957, the son of the late John and Forest Shaeffer Mills. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 2070, where he held many positions including Worthy President. John retired from Ludowici, where he was a past president of USW #505. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and cooking; he was always trying new recipes.
Surviving are his wife, Lois (Stiles) Mills whom he married in 1985, his son John (Heather) Mills; Lois’s children: Bev (Tom) Lucas, Char (Rich) Baker, Joy (Ron) Stephens, and Jerry (Marci) Gibbon; his loving sisters Florence (Paul) Thomas, Frances Gelzhiser, and Mona Morgan; stepson-in-law Willis Thompson and stepdaughter-in-law LeeAnne Gibbon; brother-in-law John Danielson; grandchildren, great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters Darlene, Donna, and Carolyn; stepchildren Lynda Thompson and Tom Gibbon, III.
By John’s request, no calling hours will be observed. The family will have a private memorial to share stories and a meal together. The family would like to thank SKLD New Lex, American Legion Post #71 and and Chad Winegardner for their support.
Roberts-Winegardner Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, Ohio in charge of arrangements.
Obituary and online register book at www.robertsfuneralhomenewlex.com
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