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Lowell Thomas MilliganPassing: August 2, 2019


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 6th @ 7:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Tuesday, August 6th @ 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


No Burial

MITCHELL – Lowell Thomas “Tom” Milligan, 84, passed away Friday, August 2, 2019, at his residence.

Born June 23, 1935, in Mitchell, he was the son of Dick and Goldie (Holt) Milligan.  He married Lorraine Kay Leavitt June 2, 1957, and she preceded him in death October 24, 2015.

Tom retired from the U. S. Army with 24 ½ years of service and was a member of American Legion Post No. 250.  He was a farmer and enjoyed woodworking, gardening, western movies, and his beagles, Annabelle, Tippy Louise, and Bo.

Wendy Susan Milligan of Mitchell
Cynthia Ann Milligan of Mitchell
Brenda Katherine Milligan of Mitchell
Tammy Lynn Dwyer of Mitchell
Richard Thomas Milligan of Mitchell
Brenda Luchauer of Mitchell
Lou Etta Sullivan of Bedford
Shirley Mounce of Mitchell

His parents; wife; infant daughter, Debra Katherine Milligan; and brother, Fay Russell Holt, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  Military rites will be accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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5 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Jane Beatty | http://Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 6, 2019
    Wendy, I’m so sorry to hear about your dad. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care.
  2. Guest: Krystal and Henry Shetler | http://Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: August 5, 2019
    Tammy, Brenda and family, We are so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the memories and love you shared. We have you in our thoughts and prayers.
  3. Guest: Lynda Kodwyck | http://Palm Bay, FL
    Date: August 4, 2019
    I remember him - and only knew him when he looked so young! To my cousins, I am so sorry. We never realize how big a hole losing a parent will leave in our hearts until that very moment. Hugs and love to you all. Cousin, Lynda
  4. Guest: Beth DuMond | http://Williams Indiana
    Date: August 4, 2019
    So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He was a great customer and we had many a conversations over the years. RIP with the angels Tom. You will be missed.
  5. Guest: Kelley Norris | http://Mitchell
    Date: August 4, 2019
    I'm so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers 🙏🙏🙏 God bless you all.