JASPER-Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Daniel Funeral Home for Bobby Rex McMillan, 72, Jasper, who died Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at Freeman Hospital West in Joplin. Burial and military honors were conducted at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. Thursday until service time, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.danielfuneralhome.net.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Joan; a son, Robert McMillan and wife Marie, Louisville, Ky.; three daughters, Natalie Burrell, Fair Grove, Peggy McMillan, Pleasant Hope and Sharon Elliott and husband Charles, Carthage; a brother, Louis McMillan and wife Betty, Bella Vista, Ark.; nine grandchildren, Dena, Ricky, Mickey, Brandie, Paul, Alana, Eva, Katherine and Nathan, and nine great-grandchildren, Kaylee, Mario, Mitchel, Lilli, Nadia, Lysander, Allison, Jr., and Jaden.
Mr. McMillan was born May 15, 1941, at Bentonville, Ark., to Raymond Horton and Martha Edith (Wilkerson) McMillan. He graduated high school in Springfield in 1959. He was a truck driver for Butterball in Carthage until he was disabled 24 years ago.
He married Donna Joan Bays on Dec. 22, 1982, at Miami, Okla.