Richard L. Milliken Sr., 72, of Port Royal, passed away at 4:21 AM on Monday, August 10. 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.
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Born on March 7, 1948 in Tuscarora Township, Juniata County, he is the son of the late Harvey R. and Helen (Hockenberry) Milliken.
He is survived by his companion, Mary (Rhine) Scott of Shermansdale; four children, Richard L. Milliken Jr. of Lewistown, Michael R. Milliken and his wife Sherri of Yeagertown, Michelle L. Shade and her husband Joseph of Burnham, Donald R. Milliken and his wife Jennifer of Mechanicsburg; Siblings, Sandra Berrier and her husband David of East Waterford, Barry Milliken and his wife Sharon, Timothy Milliken and his wife Donna all of Honey Grove, Brenda Bahorik and her husband James of Port Royal; ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Milliken; a brother, Donald Milliken; and a great-granddaughter, Nora Milliken.
He proudly served his country with U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Mr. Milliken was a 1966 graduate of Tuscarora Valley High School in Port Royal who loved the outdoors, being an avid hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed dirt track racing, however, his greatest joy came from spending time with his family and friends.
In 2008, Rick retired from Case New Holland of Belleville with 32 years of service.
A Public Graveside Service will take place on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 12:00 Noon in the McCulluch’s Mills Cemetery, Honey Grove with Pastor Gerald Miller officiating, where full military burial honors will be accorded by the Juniata County Veteran’s Council.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mr. Milliken’s memory can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin St., Suite 206, State College, PA 16803.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge Street, Mifflintown.