Obit: Evan Millard

Obit: Evan Millard

April 25th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

SOUTH PITTSBURG Evan E. Millard, 80, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at his home.Evan was a native of Chattanooga, but lived for several years in Orlando, Fla., and Dickson, Tenn., before moving near his son, Guy, in South Pittsburg.He was a branch manager of Redisco, Inc., a subsidiary of American Motors Corporation for many years in Chattanooga. He later retired as Vice-President of Operations from SunCorp in Orlando, Fla.. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force with service in Korea; a member of American Legion Post 5 in Nashville, and National VFW Post 15044. He was a Freemason and member of Masonic Lodge #430 F&AM in Chattanooga. He attended Bridgeport High School, the University of Alabama, and the University of Chattanooga. Evan was also a freelance writer and enjoyed spending much of his time doing genealogy work and photography.He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Ann Hembree Millard in 2007; his parents, James A. and Esther Carroll Millard, of Bryant, Ala.; two brothers, Bernard S. Millard, of Chattanooga, and David A. Millard, of Bryant.He is survived by four children, Guy A. Millard of South Pittsburg, Tenn., Lisa G. Millard, of Clarkston, Ga., Kevin E. (Edineia) Millard, of Brazil, Tracy K. (Wayne) Frank, of Goshen, Ohio; two brothers, James L. (Vonda) Millard, of Chattanooga, and Merrill (Joy) Millard, of Canton, Ga.; six grandchildren, Aimee Millard, Travis Millard, Deborah Millard, Stephen Millard, Kathleen Frank and Nicholas Frank.Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 29, 2013, at Chattanooga National Cemetery, where Evan will join his beloved wife, Ann, to continue their journey together. His son, Rev. Kevin E. Millard and his brother, Merrill Millard will officiate.Memorial contributions may be made the Mary Ellen Locher Foundation, P.O. Box 4032, Chattanooga, TN 37405 or to the American Cancer Society, 6221 Shallowford Road #102, Chattanooga, TN 37421-1972.Condolences may be sent by visiting www.rogersfuneralhome.com.