George York Mills, Jr. (90) passed away at home with his family on November 12, 2021, in Winter Garden, Florida. He was born in 1930 in Monticello, Florida, the son of George York Mills and Mabel Faulkner Mills.
George graduated from Staunton Military Academy High School then attended The Citadel Military College before graduating from The University of Florida. Following graduation, George served in the U.S. Army as a second lieutenant in the Korean Conflict.
After the war George married Elizabeth Mays Mills, and they settled in Monticello, then moved to Tallahassee where he developed a love for Florida State University sports.
George is survived by three children; Katherine Cornelia Mills of New York, NY, George York Mills, III of Port Orange, FL, and Parkhill Scott Mills of Winter Garden, FL and four grandchildren; Alexandra Elizabeth Mills, George York Mills, IV, Austin Parkhill Mills, and Trevor (Tea) Scott Mills.
A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, December 11th at Roseland cemetery, East Madison St. in Monticello. Arrangements by Beggs Funeral Home, 485 E. Dogwood St., Monticello.