Mr. Matthew Mills, Jr.



Rocky Mount, NC

Matthew Albert Mills, Jr. was born on July 31, 1955 to the late Matthew Albert Mills, Sr. and Mary Pittman Mills.

Matthew attended and graduated in 1973 from Southern Nash Senior High School.
Following high school, Matthew entered the work force for nearly twenty-five years with Inco Inc. where he was employed until its closing. He was later employed by BJ
Trucking until he became ill in 2015. Matthew enjoyed working and his co-workers. He was a dedicated employee who would go when asked to do extra.

Matthew loved cars, the speed, the louder the better, and drag racing. His priced vehicle, which he owned for nearly thirty years was his 1967 Barracuda. He loved the race
track, collecting add trinkets, sports and wrestling. His favorite music was oldies and traditional quartet sounds.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Alvajean Mills Porter.

He leaves to cherish his memory, four sisters, Joyce Mills Roberson of Monticello, NY, Doris Mills Nuport of Pontiac, MI, Linda Mills McDowell of Fredericksburg, VA and
Angela Mills McNeal (Robert) of Richmond, VA; sixteen nieces and nephews, nineteen great nieces and nephews, one aunt, Margaret Pittman of Rocky Mount, NC; one uncle, Asheville Mills of Baltimore, MD, a host of cousins, friend and his devoted long time partner, Melissa Rice.

A Visitation for Mr. Mills will be held from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, with the Funeral Service following the Visitation, beginning at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 30, 2018 in the Rocky Mount Chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home, 325 Nash St., Rocky Mount, NC. The Interment will take place immediately after the Service in Gardens of Gethsemane in Rocky Mount, NC.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 325 Nash Street in Rocky Mount, NC.

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