Gordon Oliver Mills, age 58, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at home. He was born November 06, 1959, in Columbus, Ohio. At the age of 16, with his parent’s Clois and Geraldine George’s permission, he enlisted in the United States Army where he served for two years. He followed his family when they moved to Georgia and remained there for the rest of his life. Gordon worked in many trades through his life, roofer, plumber, home construction and was working as a Construction Superintendent for True Way Construction until recently. Gordon was always a compassionate, care-giving person who thought of others before himself and would do anything to help them. He once drove a box truck loaded with donated supplies half-way across the country to flood victims. His passions consisted of hunting and fishing with his father and brothers. He excelled at his passions at an early age and continued until his passing. Gordon was a spiritual person and had his own relationship with God that he was always more than willing to share with others. He referred to his theology as “The Book of Gordon”. Gordon is survived by his wife of 23 years, Marilyn; daughters Echo Mills and Ivy Bonner; stepdaughters Chandra Stevens and Michelle Church; stepson Mark Stevens; grandson’s Orion Thompson and Logan Bryant, granddaughter Jade Bryant; siblings, Mike, Regina, Dale, Joyceann, Lisa and Phillip; pets Katie, Bucky, Hannah and Rosie: and many more nieces, nephews and cousins. Family, friends, and others, whose lives Gordon touched are invited to Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 2:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. to reminisce, grieve, support each other and, of course, just chat. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-277-4550. Online condolences can be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com

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  1. He will be missed by many ,Gordie had a way with words and never met a steanger. He’s no longer in pain and he’s with Family that went before him. But I’m sure he’s going to let us know he’s keeping watch over us all only as he can R.IP. Gordie Love You

  2. So sorry for your lost and your family and friends lost of your dad
    You are always in my prayers and thoughts.

  3. Gordie was that cousin that I was always fascinated by as a young girl! He did his own thing and wasnt sorry for it! I admired him for that! He was always super cool in my eyes as a young girl and thanks to Facebook, we were able to keep in touch for the past few years as adults. Praying for my Georgia family, his siblings, and his children. RIP cousin! Give my Momma and Dad a great big kiss for me!!

  4. Phillip, I am so sorry for your loss. You and Your family are in my thoughts and prays. Stay encouraged

  5. RIP Gordie so glad we got to reconnect after all these years. Enjoyed our conversations of our childhood.Fly High my friend you will be missed. Love Always

  6. Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek and may the soul of your loved one rest in peace.

  7. Our deepest sympathy to Marilyn and all your family. You and your family are in our prayers. May you RIP.

    We know Joe was waiting with a cigar.

  8. Acts 24:15 gives a wonderful hope of a resurrection for those we have lost in death. May you endure and find peace through our Father, the God of all comfort

  9. A true Christain, he would do anything to help. His integrity was outstanding, somethinggyou do not find much of in the construction world today. I had the pleasure of working with Gordon and visiting with him several times in the last month. Gordon was ready to meet Jesus and understood that his last day would be glorious in the arms of his Father. Go rest high on a mountain job well done.

  10. God Bless and Thank YOU, Gordon for your service in The United States Army… RIP … And Semper Fi. …………….. Soldier.

  11. I want thank all who have taken the time to express your thoughts and feelings on this page may God bless all .I know that now Gordon finally knows that he was well loved .I hope he lets us know that he is nearby somehow. Love you forever !

  12. I miss seeing your smiling face, buddy. I miss our talks and jokes and working with you. You are one of a kind. Love you, Gordon. See you again someday.

  13. My childhood buddy, Thank you for sharing your final journey with me. I truly feel blessed to have had some wonderful conversations with you in your final days reminiscing of our younger days and sadly your days that were approaching. I know you have a special seat up there my friend. You definitely left some special memories in my life and for that I am forever grateful. Fly high! I won’t say goodbye my friend, for you & I will meet again. ❤️

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