Charles W. “Bud” Mills
October 23, 1929 – May 22, 2022
VISITATION: Thursday, May 26th from 6pm to 8pm at the West Center Chapel. SERVICES: Friday, May 27th at 11am, Center Baptist Church, 2111 S. 41st St., 68105. GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Wednesday, June 1st at 10am at Omaha National Cemetery (1425l0 Schram Rd.) with Military Honors. Memorials will be directed by the family.
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Charles Mills, ”Bud the Barber” passed away peacefully at Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha, Nebraska on May 22, 2022, at the age of 92 years and 7 months.
Bud was born in Lenoir City, Tennessee to Homel Ray and Linda Mills on their family farm. On March 15, 1958, he married Dorothy “Dottie” Leetsch.
Bud served in the Korean war, with the U. S. Navy.
Bud was a local barber in numerous shops in Omaha. He retired in 2021 after 63 years of cutting hair, spending most of his career at the Loveland shop and Fredrick Square barber shop.
Bud is lovingly remembered by his beautiful wife of 64 years, Dottie Mills; son, Todd and daughter in law Jean; five grandchildren: Timothy, Grace, Brian, Marie, and Faith of Shelby, Iowa; a brother, CW (Jodie); a sister, Marty, both from Knox County, Tennessee; and sister-in-law, Lavon Montey of Greeley Colorado. Also left to cherish his memory are many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jim; one sister, Sis and her husband Melvin; one brother-in-law, Jerry; and five sisters-in-law: Arlene, Dolores, Marian, Lucille, and Betty.