Herbert “Bud” Taylor Mills – age 82 of Corryton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at UT Medical Center. He had suffered a tragic fall on November 12, 2021, but is now in the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Bud was born on July 19, 1939 to Walter and Mary Esther Mills in Knoxville, TN. His greatest joy was living life with his wife, Norma, and raising three boys. Bud was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and a former longtime member at Mouth of Richland Baptist Church. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge #738, F&AM in Mascot. Bud was a Ham Radio Operator, N4PHC, and will be greatly missed by his radio buddies. Bud spent most of his working life as a distributor for Tennessee Pride sausage. In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by wife, Norma; son, Darrell; and sister, Joyce Watson.
He is survived by sons, Ted Mills and Mike (Rhonda) Mills; grandchildren, Dr. Taylor (Ty) Greene, Jonathan (Marena) Mills, Jeremy Mills, Matthew Mills, Jessica (Shane) Shields, and Emily Mills; 5 great grandchildren; and siblings, Johnnie Scott, Martha Davis, Lynn Mills, and Pete (Dot) Mills; and several nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Roy and Joan Troutt for their love and care.
The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM Friday, December 10, 2021, at Bridges Funeral Home followed by the funeral service at 7:00 PM with Rev. Mark Large and Rev. David Cardwell officiating. The funeral service may be viewed securely on the Bridges Funeral Home website. Family and friends will meet 10:45 AM Saturday at Beaver Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, 845 Beaver Creek Rd, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871, for an 11:00 AM interment. Pallbearers: Jonathan Mills, Jeremy Mills, Matthew Mills, Shane Shields, Ty Greene, and Roy Troutt. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to New Hope Baptist Church, 7602 Bud Hawkins Rd, Corryton, TN 37721 or Children’s Bible Mission, CBM, PO Box 188, Watauga, TN 37694. John 16:33 Arrangements by Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 865-523-4999. www.bridgesfuneralhome.com N4PHC-73’s (Best Regards Until We Meet Again)
July 19 1939 December 5 2021
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Herbert Taylor Bud Mills July 19 1939 December 5 2021..
Décès pour la Ville: Knoxville, Province: T-N