William Marvin Mills


William Marvin Mills, 96, of Daphne, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.

Mr. Mills was born in Deer Park, Ala., and was a charter member of Eastern Shore Baptist Church.

He retired as a superintendent in commercial construction, working with Best Mechanical Co. more than 40 years, and loved hunting and fishing.

He received his 70-year member pin from the Local 119 Plumbers and Steamfitters Union.

Mr. Mills was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Chrissy Potter.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Jean Mills; his son, Billy (Betty) Mills; two granddaughters, Denvia (Danny) Potter and Amber Mills; a grandson, William M. “Bubba” Mills III; and a great-granddaughter, Carrie Potter.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 from Eastern Shore Baptist Church with the Rev. Grant Barber and the Rev. Stuart Davidson officiating.

Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Interment will follow in Daphne Baptist Cemetery.

Notes of condolence for the family may be made at hughesfh.com.

Arrangements by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, Daphne.