Clinton Nivan Milligan Mr.

clinton milligan

December 19, 1949 ~ December 29, 2013

Born in: South Port, NC
Resided in: Lawrenceville, GA

Milligan, Clinton Nivan  Clinton Nivan Milligan, age 64, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 29, 2013 from a massive heart attack.  He was surrounded by family and friends.  Clint was born in Southport, NC and lived in Lawrenceville, GA.  Clint lived life to the fullest.  He laughed loud and hugged long.  Clint filled a room with his energy and outgoing personality and anyone he met became a friend.  Clint was preceded in death by his father, Harold Nivan Milligan.  He is survived by his wife of seven years, Joyce Milligan; children, Kelley Thomas & husband, Wayne; Michael Milligan & wife, Reanna;  Meredith Milligan; mother, Frances Milligan; sister, Nancy Hewett & husband, James; many other relatives and friends.  The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm, Thursday, January 2, 2013 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in memory of Clint, to the Wounded Warrior Project., 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL32256.  Arrangements by Wages &  Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Hugs to all of you in this time of sorrow.

  2. So sad to hear of Clint’s passing. Probably one of the biggest personalities and most respected people I have ever met. It was an honor to have crossed paths with you. Sincere thoughts and prayers go out to the Milligan family on their sudden loss. My hearts feels for you right now.

  3. I’m so sorry for your loss. It’s not easy losing a parent. May God be with you and your family! We. Love ya!

  4. I’m so sorry at your loss. I had the privelage of working with Clint for about a year. The family is in my prayers.

  5. It’s never easy losing a loved one. I always admired Uncle Clint & enjoyed being around him & the rest of the family when everyone visited. I’m sorry he is no longer with us but also find peace in knowing he is with Granddaddy in heaven. Know my prayers are with you all. With much love..

  6. My condolences to the family and friends of my good friend Clint. I had the pleasure of working with Clint since 2005 and every day we worked together I would look forward to what Clint had to say whether it was knowledge or just joking around. He has the kind of spirit that trumped bad vibes much like his stature. May God Rest His Soul. I pray that his family stay strong through the tears and laughter in remembrance of such an awesome man. Rest in Peace, Clint.

  7. I am so so sorry for your loss. I knew Clint for a short time, but he was someone that you had to see only once, and to never ever forget! He was the center of attention where ever he would walk in. I will miss his laughs, I will miss his smile, I will miss him. Haven got a new angel, one with the coolest cowboy hat. ❤️

  8. Joyce , I am so sorry for your loss. I know the pain and the emotions. . Cherish the great times you had together, smile when you think of him. I wished I could have gotten to know him better and spent more time with the two of you. He was truly a pleasure to be around. My thoughts and prayer are with you and his family. Stay strong little sister.

  9. We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know we’re thinking about all of you and send hugs your way.

  10. Kelley,

    My heart goes out to you and your family. I’m sure your father was an awesome man as is his daughter. They say time heals all…. hopefully, in however much time it takes to help you heal, may your wonderful memories and pictures, forever hold a smile on your face, but more importantly in your hearts. Sending you and your family hugs, and prayers.

  11. Clint, I remember when I was a lil young guy, Aunt Frances would let me sleep in your bed and Uncle Nivan would tell me that you were going to get me if you came home and found me asleep in your bed….lol. I’ve always looked up to you even though we were miles apart, it was always great to be around you and talk to you. You’ve been a friend to so many people over the years that you’re probably more like family to them! We’re all going to miss you a lot, but I know one day I will see you again and we’ll catch up on things. Love you much cousin…….I’m grateful for that!

  12. Kelley,
    Our thoughts and prayers are for you and your family. I am so so sorry. If you need anything please don’t hesitate to ask. We love you.

  13. Much to my sadness, I learn of Mr. Milligan’s passing. I had the privilege of meeting him at our office, experiencing his dynamic personality! I wish Kelley and the entire family peace and offer my deepest sympathies at such a difficult time.

  14. Kelley,
    My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I pray that God gives you all comfort through this time of sorrow.

  15. We are very sorry to hear about Clint. We pray for God’s comfort in your grief.
    Goff & Kelly McMahon

  16. We were so sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers will be with you and your family. We will truly miss you at all of the Saratoga activities. You were always so much fun and such a great addition to the neighborhood. Again, so sorry.

  17. It only took meeting Clint one time to know exactly where his daughters big smiles and bright personalities came from. Only an amazing father could raise two of the most kindhearted women I have ever met and I know his spirit will live on through them:) My thoughts and prayers are with you girls and your family.

  18. We are so sorry to learn of Clint’s death. We shared many great years with him and his family at Trinity UMC in Cartersville. Clint never met a stranger and just filled the room whenever he walked in. He will be missed by all his friends and family. Our prayers are with you all.

  19. We will miss Clint’s wonderful friendship and caring spirit. We will keep Clint and his family in our thoughts and prayers.

  20. Kelley–we are so very sorry for your loss; you and your family are in our thoughts. Please let us know if you need help with anything.

  21. I am so sorry to hear this terrible news. Clint will always be one of my favorites. I loved it when he showed up with his cowboy hat and his smile. He was always smiling and willing to lend a hand or even an ear. I know he is sitting down with God on his right hand wearing his cowboy hat. And you know he has God in tears laughing. Clint my friend went home to soon but he is in a better place and I will see him again one day. My prayers go out to the entire family, friends and love ones of our dear friend.

    I will miss my cowboy friend Clint. “Cowboy Clint”
    Your friend “Smoltzy” Mike Smoltz

  22. May Jehovah the God of all comfort, comfort your family during this time of grief and sorrow. Death is something that effects us all , but the Bible does provide comfort and hope during this time.- 1 Corinthians 15:21,22 also John 5:28,29. I will pray for your family. Sorry for your loss. Clinton will be missed!

  23. Kelley I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. I pray God will comfort you & your family in this difficult time.

  24. We had the privilege of spending Saturday night with Clint & Joyce listening to Aunt Betty’s Band. All of us had a great time and that will always be a lasting memory. Those of us on ZI dock will miss you greatly and cherish the time we were able to spend with you!

  25. My condolences to the family and friends of Clinton. Clinton and I were buddies during our time at Shallotte High School and N. C. State University. We had great times together!

  26. Kelley,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Let me know if there is anything you need.

  27. I had the pleasure of knowing Clint during my last 2 years at NC State University. We shared an apartment in 1970-1971 with two other NC State students – in fact Clint and I were roomates for almost a year. Clint was an outgoing and gregarious indivudal who was always loyal to to family and friends. I have many found memories of many activites at NC State involving Clint.
    My sympathies to his family and friends.
    Lewis Wilson

  28. I am deeply saddened by Clint’s passing. I was fortunate enough to know him as a brother-in-law while he was married to his first wife, Pamela Fisher. Clint was hilarious when he chose to be and always had a big heart. My sympathies to all of his family and friends.

    Doug Fisher

  29. Kelly,

    We are sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers and pray that God will comfort you in these difficult times.

  30. Joyce,

    I am so sorry for your loss. From the time I heard about Clint’s passing, my heart has broken for you. You and the rest of the family are in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

    Courtney Tighe & Phil Leek, CBIZ

  31. I remember the first time I met Clint when he was interviewing to join the Apple store in North Point. There was no way I couldn’t hire him. We benefited so much from his experience, wisdom, and humor. I know he had a profound effect on everyone he interacted with, whether it was customers or his fellow colleagues. He knew how to bring joy to so many and was a huge shoulder of support. After wishing him Happy Birthday recently, it never occurred to me of a world without Clint. I’m happy to have known him, laughed with him, and had him by my side while we worked together at the store. My deepest sympathy to his family and friends.

  32. So sorry to hear this untimely news. Praying that God will give you peace during this time. Sending our deepest sympathy to your family.

  33. Joyce, we are sorry for your loss. Please let us know if you need anything. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  34. While I am incredibly saddened for the passing of my friend, I am very thankful for being blessed to have had Clint enrich my life. He was such a great advocate for our cause of assisting others. Without Clint’s involvement much of the growth with myself and SightTech would not have been possible. Clint will always be remembered as part of our SightTech family.

    Thank you my friend.

    Deepest sympathies,


  35. I was really surprised to hear of this sad news about Clint, ol buddie from Apple North Point. He went too soon and he had so much planned. His jokes and smile were unique. Rest in peace and I’ll see you later to hear a good joke or two.

  36. Joyce, You are in my thoughts and prayers during this sad time and just know the whole team loves you and are pulling for you. Clint was such an awesome guy, always cheering on Joyce as well as our team. We soon adopted him as our tennis team husband. He will be terribly missed.

  37. Joyce and children, so sorry for your loss, It has been a great shock for all of us, he will be missed. Wish I could have come down to be with you all.

  38. I am very sadden by the lose of my uncle I will miss u and always be thinking of but one thing for sure you and granddaddy are in good hands and look over us so until the good lord takes me you keep a look out over all of us and when I get there I give you guys a break ….love you and be easy unc…………..♥♥♥♥♥♥

  39. Joyce and Family,
    We are so saddened by the loss of your beloved Clint. We feel truly blessed to have known him. We had some wonderful times together at the neighborhood parties and his presence will be greatly missed.

  40. I had the pleasure of working with Clint at the Apple Store. His zest for life was contagious and you could always spot him a mile away with his black hat – a true cowboy! 🙂 Wishing you peace, comfort, and courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. May the Lord draw you near.

  41. I has shocked and saddened at Clint’s passing. I liked him very much and and enjoyed working with him at Macrobatix. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. – William

  42. So sorry to hear about Clint. We worked together at Weyerhaeuser and always enjoyed talking with him. Thoughts with you at this difficult time.

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