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Paul J McMillon

January 13, 1922 — June 30, 2019

Paul J. McMillon, age 97, of De Soto, Missouri, passed away on June 30, 2019, at his home. Born January 13, 1922, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Paul was a veteran of W.W. II servicing as a combat engineer building bridges under the command of General George Patton’s 3rd Army in the European, African, Middle Eastern campaigns. Paul and his wife Thelma of 73 years were married on December 22, 1945, in Poplar Bluff. Paul was a retired railroad yardman for Terminal Railroad Association (TRRA). He was a member of the Lions and Kiwanis Clubs, The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Board of Trustees at Parkton Institute and a life member of the VFW.


He is survived by:


Wife-Thelma McMillon (nee Transue), of De Soto, Missouri

Son-Floyd (Harriet) McMillon, of Barnhart, Missouri

Daughter-Kathleen Fantauzzi, of St. Cloud, Florida

Daughter-Paula Campbell, of Kansas City, Kansas

Son-Maurice (Michelle) McMillon, of Claremore, Oklahoma

Brother-Charles (Norma) McMillon, of Granite City, Illinois



His grandchildren: Elizabeth Isenhour, Ron (Virginia) Bradley, Shawna McMillon, Catie Vaughn Lovely, Rachel (Josh) Foster, Melissa (Lance) Williams, Megan (Josh) Engleman, Michael (Hannah) McMillon, and Matthew McMillon.


His nieces and nephews: Carl, Janice, Carol, Norma, and Roger.


Also survived by 14 great-grandchildren.


Preceded in death by:


Father-Charles Columbus McMillon

Mother-Victoria McMillon (nee Sallee)

His sisters: Wanda, Lottie, Ella, Mary, Edna, and Virginia.


 Memorial Celebration of the life of Paul McMillon, was held on  Tuesday, July 02, 2019, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Hillsboro.


 Inurnment of ashes will be held on October 18, 2019, at 2 pm at Jefferson Barrack’s National Cemetery


Memorials to-Parkton Institute would be appreciated.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Church of Jesus Christ LDS

10851 MO-21, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Burial of Cremains

Friday, October 18, 2019

2:00 - 2:15 pm (Central time)

Jefferson Barrack's National Cemetery

2900 Sheridan Rd, St. Louis, MO 63125

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