Charles F. McMillen, 74, of Springfield , IL formerly of Taylorville, passed away on October 14, 2013 at 11:45 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL. He was born October 6, 1939 in Taylorville, IL; the son of Raymond & Goldie (Tyler) McMillen. He married Judith Dunkirk on June 30, 1962 in Taylorville, IL. He retired for Peabody Coal Company and from the Illinois Secretary of State Security in 2004. Mr. McMillen was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville, Knights of Columbus and the United Mine Workers of America. He is survived by his wife, Judy of Springfield, IL; sons, Charles Ray McMillen of Kincaid, IL and Rick Lee (Heather) McMillen of Auburn, IL; daughters, Christina McCubbin of Wapella, IL and Sherry (Brian) Atkins of Pawnee, IL ; grandchildren, Bryce McMillen, Kaitlyn McMillen, Peyton McCubbin, Haven McCubbin and Austin Atkins; sisters, Beulah Durbin of Stonington, IL, Olive (Leland) Oller of Taylorville, IL, Shirley (Joe) Clark of Taylorville, IL and Mary (Steve) Ramey of Valier, IL; brothers-in-law, Gary (Mimi) Dunkirk of Taylorville, IL and Don (Shirley Ann) Dunkirk of Taylorville, IL; sisters-in-law, Ruth Canfield of Taylorville, IL, Linda Bierman of Taylorville, IL, Shirley (Joe) Clark of Taylorville, IL and Mary (Steve) Ramey of Valier, IL; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Judy Babich, Annie (Lester) Davis and Ruby White; brothers-in-law, Denny Dunkirk and Wayne Canfield.


Visitation will be held from 3:00 until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 21, 2013 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Taylorville with Father Alan Hunter officiating. Burial will be in Morrisonville Cemetery, Morrisonville, IL with Military Honors conducted by the Morrisonville American Legion Post #721.


Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.


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