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Billy Wayne McMillen

March 6, 1957 — April 23, 2023

Savannah

 

Billy Wayne "Wild Bill" McMillen was born on March 6, 1957 in Savannah, Tennessee, the son of the late James Edward and Gladys Elise Haynes McMillen.

Bill was a retired truck driver. He worked at South East Carriers in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee for 20 years  He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church. Bill was a hard worker and loved his grandson Jacob with all his heart. He loved being on the river and driving trucks. Bill really missed his soul mate after losing her last year.

Bill departed this life on April 23, 2023 in Savannah, Tennessee at the age of 66 years, 1 month, and 17 days.

He is survived by his son, Charles Craig McMillen of Savannah, Tennessee; daughter, Christina Michelle McMillen of Savannah, Tennessee; grandchildren, Hunter McMillen of Bonneville, Mississippi, Summer Madison Smith of Savannah, Tennessee, and Jacob Tyler Smith of Bethel Springs, Tennessee; nieces and nephews, Shelia Hopper, Bridget McMillen, Melissa Roland, Chris Hopper, Cellena Stephens, and Bobby Dean McMilen; several great nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by the love of his life, Pamela J. McMillen; sister, Margaret Ann Hopper; brothers, James McKinley McMillen, Robert Clifford McMillen, and Ronald Dean McMIllen; and nephews that he loved dearly, Wesley McMillen, Randy Hopper, and Tim Hopper.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, April 28, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Visitation

Saturday, April 29, 2023

10:00am - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 29, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Interment

Saturday, April 29, 2023

Mount Zion Cemetery

Savannah, TN 38372

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