April 3, 2013

Bruce Alex Mills, 59, of Gould, passed away late Monday evening, April 1, 2013, at Harmon Memorial Hospital in Hollis.

Mr. Mills was born in Oklahoma City on Feb. 21, 1954, to C.R. (Red) and Pauline (Roberts) Mills. Moving to Dallas, as an infant, for a short time, the family moved to Gould when Bruce was two years old. Attending Gould School, Bruce graduated in 1973, and attended Altus Junior College and Southwestern University, where he played baseball. Moving back to Gould, Bruce began Mills Dozer Service which he owned and operated until his death.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Mary Dobbs; and one nephew, Michael Khazoom.

He is survived by one daughter, Danya Mills Fancher and husband Caleb of Hollis; one sister, Marion Sue Sexton of Altus; one brother, Randy Mills and wife Linda of Hollis; nephews and nieces, Mary Jane Barnes and husband Omar, Mary Beth Tischler and husband Robert, Bailey Dobbs, J.R. Mills and wife Toni and Jeremy Mills; great-nephews and -nieces, Molly and Michael Barnes, Foster Tischler and Nathan, Conner and Andrew Mills.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday at the Hollis Church of Christ with J.R. Mills officiating. A private interment will follow under the direction of Harmon County Funeral Home of Hollis.

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