Mar. 27, 1921 – Oct. 19, 2017
Raymond D. McMillan, at age 96 years old, passed away Oct. 19, 2017.
Raymond was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on the March 27, 1921, to Movae Titcomb and William McMillan and was raised in Boneta, Duchesne County, Utah.
On Dec. 11, 1944, he married Ruby Meriwether in Salt Lake City, Utah.
His love for service began early as an aerial gunner and an engineer on the B-17 bombers for 31 missions over Europe, where he accumulated over 250 combat hours. For his exemplary service he was recognized with the Distinguished Flying Cross, three airman’s metals, four major battle stars, aerial gunners wings, expert marksman with the pistol and many other recognitions.
Ray served on the Morgan County Fairboard for 10 years, and was part of the 4-H horse posse program. Ray and Ruby served together in the Ogden LDS Temple. He enjoyed his dogs and horses.
Raymond is survived by his children, Micheal (Ann) McMillan, Lynda (Max) Gines, Susan (Milan) Mecham, Mark (Melinda) McMillan, all of Morgan; a son-in-law, Dave Carver; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife Ruby; his daughter, Cyndy; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Raymond was thankful to be able to remain in Morgan County surrounded by family, friends and neighbors in the community whom he loved very much.
We would like to extend a special appreciation to Family Tree Assisted Living for the extra care and compassion shown to Raymond and his family.
Funeral Services were held Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Milton/Stoddard Ward Chapel. A viewing was held Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Walker Mortuary, 45 West 200 North, Morgan, Utah, and Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.at the church.
Interment was in the Milton Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.walker-mortuary.com.