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John Eldon Milam

February 25, 1951 ~ August 3, 2019 (age 68)


Mr. John Eldon Milam, 68, of Marion, KY, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 in Cadiz, KY.

Mr. Milam was born February 25, 1951 to Jervis and Fran Renwick Milam in Waukegan, IL.  He was a member of Marion Baptist Church and a graduate of Murray State University.

He is survived by his wife, Tanya Milam of Marion, KY; daughter, Rebecca Repass (LeAnna) of Atlanta, GA; son, Jonathon Milam (Meg) of Truckee, CA; step-daughter, Jodi Bauer (Steven) of Madisonville, KY; step-son, Travis Martin of Clovis, NM; sisters, Jamie Barnes (William) of Burna, KY and Jerrie Capp of Bristol, WI; brother, James Milam (Diane) of Wadsworth, IL; five grandchildren, Nolan, Quincy, Silas, Jasper and Isaac.     

He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 10, 2019, at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services.   Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family from 11 AM until the funeral hour on Saturday, August 10, 2019, in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services in Salem, KY.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations be made to:  Baptist Global Response Fund, 402 Bna Dr #411, Nashville, TN 37217; or Gideons International, PO Box 304 Salem, KY  42078.

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August 10, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Funeral Service
August 10, 2019

1:00 PM

Interment following funeral service
August 10, 2019

Salem Cemetery
Lion Drive
Salem, KY 42078


Baptist Global Response Fund
402 BNA Drive #411, Nashville TN 37217

The Gideons International
P. O. Box 304, Salem KY 42078

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