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Donald James McMillan, Jr.

August 17, 1949 - October 9, 2018

AZLE – Donald James McMillan, Jr., 69, of Azle, Texas passed away after an extended illness, October 9, 2018 in Fort Worth.

Visitation: Sunday Morning, October 14, 2018, Biggers Funeral Home. Service: 2:00 PM, Sunday, October 14, 2018, Biggers Funeral Home Chapel. Interment: 11:00 AM, Monday, October 15, 2018, Dal…read more

AZLE – Donald James McMillan, Jr., 69, of Azle, Texas passed away after an extended illness, October 9, 2018 in Fort Worth.

Visitation: Sunday Morning, October 14, 2018, Biggers Funeral Home. Service: 2:00 PM, Sunday, October 14, 2018, Biggers Funeral Home Chapel. Interment: 11:00 AM, Monday, October 15, 2018, Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery with Marine Corps Honors.

The family requests memorials, if desired, to the USMC Vietnam Veterans Tankers Association.

 

Donald was born August 17, 1949 in Fort Worth to Donald James McMillan, Sr. and Ethelda Mae Robertson McMillan. Donald graduated from Irvin High School in El Paso, and then joined the Marine Corps at 17 yoa. He later worked toward and received his Bachelor Science in Criminal Justice from the University of North Texas. He loved the Marine Corps, where he earned the rank of SGT and served as a Tank Commander. Donald was awarded the Purple Heart having been combat wounded in Vietnam during the 1967/68 Tet Offensive. Donald met and married Elizabeth Frances Karam in 1969 and they had three sons. Donald loved to study the Civil War, US Constitution History, Law and Politics. He was an independent “Do it yourselfer” who loved fishing, camping, reading and traveling. Donald was a great father having coached his boy’s baseball teams, attended drama plays and was a Boy Scout Leader.

 

Survived: wife, Liz McMillan; Sons, Steven McMillan and wife Carmen Maria Castillo de McMillan, Aaron McMillan and wife Tabitha, Bryan McMillan and wife Monica; Grandchildren, Elizabeth McMillan, and Baron McMillan; Sisters, Donna Davis and husband Shane, Jane Portman; Three Nieces, Cindy, Kim and Amy; Three Nephews, Paul, Tom and Matt (deceased).

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, October 14, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Biggers Funeral Chapel

Address:

6100 Azle Ave.
Lake Worth, Texas 76135

Biggers Funeral Home Chapel


Service Information

Date: Sunday, October 14, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm

Biggers Funeral Chapel

Address:

6100 Azle Ave.
Lake Worth, Texas 76135

Biggers Funeral Home Chapel


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, October 15, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

Address:

2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, Texas 75211

Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery


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