Glendon Duane Milam, 85 years old, of Mesquite, Texas passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 while at Christian Care Nursing and Rehabilitation facility. He was born on October 6, 1934 to Fred and Irine (Patterson) Milam in Red River County, Texas and was the youngest of 4 siblings. Duane married Joyce Dell Sims on August 20, 1954 in Dallas, Texas and were married 64 years. Joyce passed away in February of this year.
His whole career was spent working at The Lone Star Gas Company. Duane enjoyed camping and RVing, planting and working in his vegetable garden, wood working, spending time with family and loved old gospel “singins”.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, sister and two sons-in-law.
Duane is survived by his three daughters – Belinda Bennett of Temple, Texas; Tammy Penny and husband Gary of Mesquite, Texas; and Kayla McGregor of Quinlan, Texas. He had nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Billie McMillan is his only remaining sibling along with nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00PM on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, in the Chapel of Laurel Oaks Funeral Home.
Funeral services will begin at 10:00AM on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, in the Chapel of Laurel Oaks Funeral Home. Interment in Laurel Oaks Memorial Park will follow.
The family would like to thank the Christian Care Hospice team for their care, love and support for the past two years during his care with them.
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