Jeffery Lawrence Mills
10/25/1968 - 07/29/2021
Jeffery Lawrence Mills passed away tragically from a work accident on July 29, 2021 in Bradenton, Florida at the age of 52. He was the husband of Heather Mills. They shared 17 wonderful years of marriage together and had two handsome boys.
Jeff was born in Fort Collins, Colorado on October 25, 1968. He graduated from Taft Union high school, class of 1987. Following graduation he served four years with the United States Air Force. In 2000, Jeff met the love of his life, Heather. He was born again in 2003 and they were married shortly after in 2004 on Valentine’s Day. Jeff was a loyal member of the veteran community and had a passion for drums music and making people laugh.
Surviving in addition to his wife Heather, are his sons, Jacob and Ethan Mills; sisters, Sherry Sexton, Connie Bauer and her husband Joel, Christine Pemberton and her husband Randy; brothers, Dannie Mills and his wife Jan, Jon Mills and his wife Debbie; Father-in-law Rod Tague: Mother-in-law Shiara Lightfoot; as well as several other family members including two brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews, cousins and many, many friends who were considered family to Jeff.
Relatives and friends are welcome, and encouraged, to attend the memorial on August 13, 2021, to honor our beloved Jeff. The service will be held at the Sarasota National Cemetery located at 9810 State Rd. 72, Sarasota, FL 34241. The vehicle procession will start promptly at 1:30 p.m. After the funeral, there will be a celebration of life at the Tropical Shores Civic Club located at 1601 Dunmore Way, Sarasota, FL 34231. We invite you to share stories and memories and enjoy some food, drinks, and good music in honor of Jeff.