Scott Tolman Mills, Jr.

March 1, 1932 - December 16, 2017
Scott Tolman Mills, Jr.


Scott Tolman Mills, Jr., age 85, of Leland, passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Like Christ who called him home, Scott had a servant’s heart, putting the care and comfort of others ahead of his own.

He was born in Portland ME., on March 1, 1932, the son of Scott Tolman Mills and Marion Lamson Mills.

Scott served his country with honor and distinction in the United States Marine Corps.

Scott is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years Virginia Lewis Mills; children Karen E. McGee, Kathryn Anne Mills, David Scott Mills and wife Deborah and Daniel Thomas Mills and wife Kim; grandsons Christopher Scott Mills, Cole Thomas Mills and Wesley Allen Mills; granddaughters Rebecca M. Gainey and husband Brett and Rachel Mills; great-grandchildren Jonathan, Benjamen and Grace Gainey and his brother Colon L. Mills.

A service to celebrate Scott’s life will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2:00pm in the Fellowship Hall at the Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church, 800 Piner Rd, Wilmington, NC 28409.

Friends are welcome to visit the family anytime at the home.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 525 Village Road Leland, NC 28451. 910-383-3511.


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  • December 18, 2017
    John and Jane Crowder says:
    Please accept our condolences in the passing of Scott. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Please let us know if there is anything you need or we can do for you. Love and Prayers........ John and Jane Crowder, Leland