November 10, 1959 - November 2, 2014
Arthur Ira McMillan, 54 of Jacksonville was surrounded by loved ones when he passed away on Sunday November 2, 2014 after a short illness. Mr. McMillan served his Country when at a young age he joined the U.S. Army. He received an honorable discharge after many years of faithful service. Besides his family he had two loves one was working on and rebuilding any and every old car he could get his hands on and the second and probably most important was his passion for college football he stayed true to his favorite team, the Florida Gators to the very end. Mr. McMillan suffered greatly not just from the illness that ultimately took his life but by the lose he suffered many years ago when he received the news that his mother Zula Juanice Cheshire McMillan and his two young children Timothy Lee McMillan (13) and baby girl Kimberly Sue McMillan (3) had all three died in a tragic house fire. He was pre-deceased by his youngest brother James Henry McMillan who lost his life at the very young age of 13. Mr. McMillan is survived by his wife Violeta Comdi McMillan, his father Thomas Daniel McMillan, Sr., 3 daughters Elizabeth Faye McMillan, Christina Marie McMillan and Evelyn Mira McMillan, 2 step daughters Laura Elizabeth Steinbacher and Layonia Jayhes Konn, 2 sons Louis James McMillan & Arthur Ira McMillan, Jr., 1 sister Felecia Ann Morris and 1 brother Thomas Daniel McMillan, Jr. and his wife Jessica Marie as well as 6 grandchildren. Viewing/Visitation and services will both be held on Friday November 7, 2014 at Gray Gables Baptist Church, Callahan. The family will receive friends and relatives from 10:00 AM till 11:00 AM. The service will begin at 11:00 AM. with Rev. Andrew Smith officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Ellis and Charlotte McAninch, Callahan Funeral Home, Inc., 617365 Brandies Ave., 879-2336. Condolences may be expressed at www.callahanfh.com.
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