Grant Erwin McMillan
Grant Erwin McMillan of George Street in Chesterville died at home on Sept. 25, 2002 after a lengthy illness. He was 83.
He is survived by his wife Sara Jane McMillan (nee Swope) whom he married on Oct. 15 1983 in St. Petersburg, Florida. He was born in Williamsburg Township on Dec. 31, 1918 to the late Ethel (nee Cooper) and John McMillan.
Mr. McMillan is survived by step-children Kirk Duane (Dale) and Kevin Daryl, both of St. Petersburg, Florida. He is survived by sister Florence Whaley of Cornwall and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers Glen and Earl.
A lifetime resident of the Chesterville area, he worked as a truck driver for Dibblee Construction, the United Counties of SD&G roads department, and also part-time for Cornwall Gravel. In addition to being a truck driver, he also owned a cash crop farming operation in Grantley for many years.
Mr. McMillan was a life member of the Chesterville Masonic Lodge #320, and of Selama Grotto in St. Petersburg. He identified with the Trinity United Church in Chesterville.
Friends called at Marsden and Mclaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Sept. 27. A Masonic Lodge service was also held. The funeral took place on Sept. 28 with Rev. Doug Carnegie officiating. Interment was at Grantley Cemetery
Pallbearers were Robert Merkley, Glen Merkley, Richard McMillan, John Desjardins, Kevin Whaley and Jay Salmon. Honorary pallbearers were Don Shay, Dale McMillan, Don Welford and Don Gillard.
Donations to Dundas County Hospice or Winchester District Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family.