Posted by on January 17, 2021 4:09 pm

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Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

William T. Mills, 83, of Pottsville, passed away Wednesday, January 13th, at Geisinger St. Lukes Hospital, Orwigsburg.

Born in Washington DC on August 20, 1937, he was a son of the late Howard Mills & Katherine (Yocum) Mills Zimmerman.

He was the husband of Karen S. (Ryland) Mills. The couple was married 61 years.

William was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Friedensburg.

He was a graduate of Pine Grove High School; and served in the U.S. Army.

William was employed by Carpenters Union Local #287.

In addition to his wife, he is also survived by a daughter, Suzan, Wife of Kurt Greenwalt, of Sch. Haven; a son,William G., husband of Megan, of Sch. Haven; 3 grandchildren: William Ryland Mills, Jessica Greenawalt, and Ben Greenawalt and his fiance, Morgan Aulenbach. He is also survived by a brother, Howard M. “Buddy” Mills, husband of Shirley of Harpers Ferry WV, and his best friend, Daryl Dissinger.

In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his brother, Albert Lee Mills.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be conducted on Tuesday, January 19 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Friedensburg at 10:30 am with Pastor Peggy Sue Pfeffer officiating.

A viewing will be held prior from 9:30 am until the time of the service at the Church.

Interment will follow at Saint John’s Union Cemetery, Friedensburg.

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