Peacefully at Bluewater Health with his family by his side on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, Cecil Mills passed away at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Mary Jean (nee Kerr).  Loving father of Sheryl (Darryl) Foster, Linda Mills, Cecily (Donald) Gordon, James (Suzanne) Mills and Cecil (Suellen) Mills.  Cherished grandfather of Stacey (John) McCabe, Darryl (Abby) Foster, Melissa (Ryan) Gruber; Megan, Emma, Michael and Madison Gordon; James, Krista and Nathan Mills; and Amy Matheson. Great-grandfather of Blake, Aiden, Natalie, Garrett, Ava, Nate and Connor.  Dear brother-in-law of Gary and Linda Kerr. Loved uncle of Maureen and Jarrod.  Sadly missed by his life-long friends Ken and Nettie Helwig. Predeceased by his parents James and Ida Mills and sister-in-law Margaret Riley. Cecil was a member of the Local 530 for over 40 years and was a business owner and mechanic in the community for 25 years.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Cecil also loved to garden and he had a real green thumb. Cecil will be joining his best friend and loyal companion Minny. Family and friends will be received on Friday, June 15, 2012, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Smith Funeral Home.  Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Breast Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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