Nelson Gareth “Rambo” Milliken, Sr., 74, passed away Tues., Jan. 1, 2019 at his home following an extended illness. A native of Ironton, OH, he resided in Woodbury.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy J. Milliken of Woodbury; children, Ann (Ricky) White of Franklin, Beth (Mark) Cole of Huron, Tn., April (Chuck) Arkon of Sparta, Patty Milliken of Wellston, OH., Mary Anita Milliken of Lancaster, OH., and Nelson Milliken, Jr. of Jackson, OH.; grandchildren, Jennifer White of Murfreesboro, Kayla and Kylia Milliken of Wellston, Dylan White of Franklin, Taylor Arkon of Sparta, Zachary, Bryant and Tyler Hively of Lancaster, OH. Several great grandchildren also survive.
Nelson was preceded in death by his mother, Eleanor Fisher Milliken.
He was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church, the Masonic Lodge #774 and the Cannon Co. Walking Horse Assoc. He also enjoyed riding horses and collecting guns. Nelson was a farmer and former truck driver.
Funeral Services will be 2 pm Friday, Jan. 04, 2019 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Cripps officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant View Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. A Masonic service will be held at 1 pm Friday.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cannon Co. Walking Horse Assoc. or the Masonic Lodge #774, Woodbury.