Tom Millard, 77

Thomas Michael “Tom” Millard, age 77 of Mendon, died peacefully at his riverside home on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. He was born in Three Rivers on Dec. 29, 1941 the son of the late Kenneth A. and Mercedes A. (Truckey) Millard. Tom graduated from Mendon High School with the class of 1960. He was married to Karen Osgood on Dec. 12, 1970 in Mendon. They were blessed with two daughters, Nikki and Traci.

Tom was a professional truck driver, starting out in the Recreational Vehicle industry, and later driving for a multitude of businesses. More recently he was the proprietor of Crossroads Auto Sales of Centreville and a representative for Country Clipper Mowing Equipment. Tom was recognized for being in the top 10% for 12 of the last 13 years for all Country Clipper dealerships across the United States. Tom loved pleasing and interacting with people which was the secret of his sales success.

Tom was married to Louise Weinberg on March 2, 1990 in Louisville, KY. She survives along with two daughters, Nikki (Colby) Furey and Traci Millard both of Mendon; two granddaughters, Ashley Millard and Ella Millard; a grandson, Devyn Furey; step-children, Shane (Vanessa) Leech and Melissa Leech; two step-grandchildren, Kaden and Kaleah Leech; a sister, Kathy Stump of Leonidas; two brothers, John (Mary Jane) Millard of Caledonia and Kenneth (Kathleen) Millard of Indian River; several nieces and nephew.

The family will receive friends for an open house and time of sharing from 3 to 7 pm on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at The Mendon Manor, 440 W. Main Street, in Mendon. The family requests that you bring a written memory of Tom to be shared by family in the future.

It is suggested that memorials be directed to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, 222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

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