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Tommy Mills, 76, Greensburg, KY (1939-2016)

Tommy Mills was born November 25, 1939 in Green County, KY to the late O.C. "Tutt" Mills and Virginia Alice Wilcox Mills. He departed this life Sunday, January 24, 2016 after a lengthy battle with cancer at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, KY, having attained the age of seventy-six years, one month and twenty-nine days.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 11amCT at the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 West Court St., Greensburg, KY with Bro. Greg Whitlow officiating. Burial will follow in the Greasy Creek Cemetery.

Friends of Tommy Mills may call after 5pmCT Wednesday at the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home and after 7amCT Thursday until the funeral hour.

Tommy Mills had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. He was a local sportsman, businessman and educator who influenced generations of Green Countians through his on-field performance and dedication to local recreation. Mr. Mills was acknowledged for his automobile body technical wizardry, first operating a business in Exie and later recruited as auto body shop teacher at the Tim Lee Carter Vocational School which evolved into the Green County Area Technology Center. Mr. Mills was also honored in 2004 with a ball field being named in his honor at Legion Park.

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister Ruth Louise Mills.

He is survived by
  • His son Tom Mills of Greensburg, KY
  • His daughter Valerie Davis and her husband Mike Davis all of Greensburg, KY,
  • Two brothers: Kenneth Mills and his wife Geranne of Burden, Kansas, Neil Mills of Central City, KY, and
  • Two grandsons: Andrew and Nathan Davis of Greensburg, KY.
  • A special companion, Martha Curry of Greensburg, KY
  • Special friends Tara and Wayne England, Tyler, Kaysen and Eastyn
  • A host of other relatives and friends.

Expressions of sympathy should be made to the American Cancer Society and those can be made at the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home.

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Tommy Mills, 76, Greensburg, KY (1939-2016)

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