June 10th, 1940 - May 7th, 2019
Age 78, of Hamilton, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. He was born June 10, 1940 in Clay County, Kentucky the son of Hobert and Lottie (Cole) Mills. On April 3, 2011 he married Betty (Webb) Thackston. Manford was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing, especially with his "little brother" and his many friends and family. He is survived by his wife of 8 years, his daughter Robin (Ray) Chenault, his three grandchildren, Crystal (Brad) Clark, Lyndsi (Patrick) Serdula and Rayman Michael Chenault, and nine great-grandchildren, Lily, Kimberly, Nathan, Prestan, Ethan, Zach, Aurora, Alyx and Oaklynn, step-daughter Lisa Hershner, and two brothers, Raleigh Mills and Hobert Mills and his devoted nephew Craig Mills. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Mount Joy Mills, Martus Mills and Raymond Mills, two sisters, Mary Eversole and Loretta Smith and step-daughter, Marla Pridemore and step-granddaughter, Lindsay Pridemore. He was a devoted husband and the best daddy and pappaw ever! He will be missed by his family and his many friends.
The family wishes to extend a heart-felt thank you to the staff at Hospice of Hamilton for their outstanding care and guidance when it was most needed, and to the many family and friends that visited and shared their stories of love, joy and laughter. You all brought a smile to his face.
Visitation Friday, May 10, 2019 5pm to 8pm at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Ave, Hamilton, OH 45013. Funeral service Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 12pm at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, Millville Ave. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
|Betty, I am so sorry to hear of your husband's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.|
|Words can not describe the depth of one's emotions at this sad time and simply saying that I am sorry for your loss seems so inadequate but heartfelt.|
Fredetta Smith stanifer
|I'm going to miss you good looking you was like a second daddy to me and the best uncle ever love you very much|
|Robin and Family: Sending special thoughts and prayers.|
Jerry and Dizie Fields
|R.I.P. Manford, you will be greatly missed and now you can rejoice with your beloved family in heaven...|
|My condolences for the loss of your Uncle Manford.|
Juanita Banks (mills)
|RIP Manford . prayers for your family ....|
|Manford was one of my favorite OKI friends for years. My heart felt condolences to his family. We are keeping a special and good thought for you.|
|so sorry to hear of your loss Robin..|