Obituary: Lowell Thomas “Tom” Milligan

June 23, 1935 – August 2, 2019

Lowell Thomas “Tom” Milligan, 84, passed away Friday, August 2, 2019, at his residence.

Born June 23, 1935, in Mitchell, he was the son of Dick and Goldie (Holt) Milligan.  He married Lorraine Kay Leavitt June 2, 1957, and she preceded him in death October 24, 2015.

Tom retired from the U. S. Army with 24 ½ years of service and was a member of American Legion Post No. 250.  He was a farmer and enjoyed woodworking, gardening, western movies, and his beagles, Annabelle, Tippy Louise, and Bo.

Surviving:  daughters, Wendy Susan Milligan of Mitchell, Cynthia Ann Milligan of Bedford, Brenda Katherine Milligan of Mitchell, Tammy Lynn Dwyer of Mitchell grandson,  Richard Thomas Milligan of Mitchell, Lou Etta Sullivan of Bedford, Shirley Mounce of Mitchell.

His parents; wife; infant daughter, Debra Katherine Milligan; and brother, Fay Russell Holt, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  Military rites will be accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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