Mr. Glenn Wayne Mills, 58, of Statesville passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Gordon Hospice House following a lengthy illness.
Mr. Mills was born January 1, 1954 in Iredell County and was the son of Glenn Ralph “Bob” Mills and Bessie Bass Mills.
He was a graduate of South Iredell High School and had also received extensive training in law enforcement at Mitchell Community College as well as training from other entities.
Mr. Mills was married on August 24, 1975 to Kim Brown Mills, who survives.
Prior to his disability, Mr. Mills was employed with the Statesville Police Dept, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office and he was also the former Police Chief of the town of Troutman, NC.
In addition to his parents and his wife, Mr. Mills is also survived by his “K9” son Copper, two sisters, Gail Ledford (Doug) of Asheboro, NC and Pam Morrow (Sam) of South Port, NC. He is further survived by his brother-in-law and wife, Randy and Judy Brown of Elon, NC. Six nieces, Maria Morrow (Russell), Angela Peterson (Mark), Amy Benton, Shelly Childress (Colby), Toby Golds (Andrew) and Sumer Russell (Buddy) along with four nephews, Chris Ledford (Tina), Kevin Paul Brown, Timothy James Brown (Olivia) and Monte Dale Brown, II, also survive.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Wayne Mills will be conducted at 1:00 pm Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Northview Church of Christ, 2615 Amity Hill Road, Statesville, with Minister Les Bonnett, Gene Feller officiating. The family will visit with friends from 11:00 until 1:00 pm at the church. Burial with graveside honors provided by Iredell County law enforcement will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gordon Hospice House, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.nicholsonfunerals.com/obituaries and Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.