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Archie Jackson Milam, 84, of Beckley, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017.? Born April 2, 1933 in Ury, West Virginia. He was the son of the late Walter & Rebecca Marchello Milam. ?Mr. Milam was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in the Korean War. Some of his hobbies included watching Nascar races, bingo, hunting, gardening and being outdoors. He also attended Family Worship Center where he served as an usher and was also a member of Seniors Aglow for many years.? In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Janice Tilley Milam; brother, Douglas Milam; sisters, Louise White, Shelby Keith and Shirley Young, grandson Brian Moore and stepson-in-law Dean Layne.? Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Phyllis Eastridge Milam; son, Jack Milam and wife Barbara; step son, James Eastridge; step daughters, Stacy Layne, Terra Shumate and Tammy Thornton; brothers, Cleve Milam, and Denver Milam; sisters, Nancy Graham & Mary Ingram; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.? Funeral service will be held Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 1pm with Gene Miller officiating. Friends may call one hour prior.? Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.? Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com.? Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.
Published on December 28, 2017
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