Jimmy Ray Millard, passed peacefully Tuesday August 25th, 2020 at the age of 86. He was born to George and Ethel Millard in Joplin, MO on January 11th, 1934. Preceded in death by his parents, sister Virginia, and brother Bill. Jim is survived by his wife Ruth Millard of 62 years and 2 children: Jeff (Carol) and Todd (Bobbi), four grandchildren Katie (Ronnie), Courtney (Brandon) Megan (Josh) and Hank. 4 great-grand-children Brock, Brooklyn, Will and Eliza. Jim was an Army veteran and retired after 44 years at Eagle Picher in Joplin. A long-standing member of the Wildwood Baptist Church, Jim will be fondly remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.
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The family would like to extend thanks to Silver Creek Assisted Living and Arbors as well as Avalon Hospice for their compassionate care of our father. There will not be any services at this time.