William "Bill" DeWitt Milliken, Jr.
William "Bill" DeWitt Milliken, Jr., 90, of Clarksville, TN, died on Friday, December 21, 2012 at Gateway Medical Center. He was born on April 18, 1922 in Smiths Grove, Kentucky to the late William DeWitt Milliken, Sr. and Winifred Ellis Milliken. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Margaret Milliken Page and Virginia Milliken Nuckols.
Funeral service will be held on Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel with Rev. Skip Armistead officiating. Burial will be in Belmont Cemetery in Allensville, KY. Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2012 from 4-7 p.m. and Sunday, December 23, 2012 from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Bill was an U.S. Air Corp Veteran, having served in WWII. He was a retired locksmith at Ft. Campbell, KY. He was a member of Hilldale United Methodist Church, Warioto Audubon Society, American Birding Association, and Tennessee Ornithological Society.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Pace Milliken of Clarksville, TN; William DeWitt Milliken, III of Clarksville, TN; daughter, Elaine Milliken Foust of Clarksville, TN; and four grandchildren, Glenn Foust, J.D. Milliken, Megan Woods, and Rachel Milliken.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hilldale United Methodist Church, 1751 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Online condolences may be made at www.neal-tarpley.com.