Robert Michael Millsap

Robert Michael “Mike” Millsap, 70, of Richmond, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at his home.

Mike was born Oct. 3, 1947, in Camden, to Thomas P. and Dora A. (Davis) Millsap. He first married Barbara Gaines of Orrick, and they later divorced. He later married Janet Graves of Orrick, and they later divorced.

Survivors include: one son, Michael Anthony “Tony” Millsap, of Orrick; three daughters and one son-in-law, Melanie and Vern Porter, of Kearney, Marci Wettstein, of Kansas City, Mo., and Mitzi Millsap, of Orrick; one sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Bruce White, of Richmond; eight grandchildren, Tarin Millsap, JaCee Price, Janie Porter, Jolie Porter, Eva Wettstein, Bre Gartin, Mike Millsap and Tyler Millsap; and two great-grandchildren, Tyler Michael Millsap and Brighton Millsap.

In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by two brothers, Dwight Millsap and Larry Millsap.

Mike was a United States Army veteran. He was a local crane operator for 45 years. He was a member of the IUOE local 101 Operating Engineer’s. Mike was a member of the Ray Lodge 223 A.F. & A.M. in Camden. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Camden.

Visitation was 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, at Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond. A Masonic service took place at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services followed at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Military honors were provided by Ray County veterans. Inurnment will be at a later date in South Point Cemetery near Orrick.

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