John Milliken Obituary

John W. Milliken
John W. Milliken

February 5, 1936 - April 30, 2017
Born in Cadiz, OH
Resided in Cadiz, OH


John Wesley Milliken, 81, of Cadiz, died Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Lifeline Hospital, Wintersville, Ohio. He was born February 5, 1936 in Cadiz, Ohio a son of the late Joe and Isabel Snodgrass Milliken.
John was a coal miner having worked at Hannah, Consol, Bedway and R&F Coal Companies as a dozer operator. He was a member of the Cadiz VFD and a former part time police officer and Cadiz Township Trustee. John was an Army veteran and a Presbyterian by faith.
He is survived by his wife of sixty years Rebecca Wallace Milliken; 4 daughters: Crystal Phillipson, Jeneanne (Jay) Martin, Heather Dunfee and Leslie Milliken all of Cadiz; 8 grandchildren: Ashley, Megan, Garylee, Nicholas, Wesley, Drew, Rachel and Jorden; and 5 great grandchildren: Brycen, Emeri, Brayli, Carter and Carly; two brothers, Jim Milliken (Mary Onley) of Cape Coral, FL and Danny Joe (Lisa) Milliken of Harrisville; a sister, Wilma Lee Graham of Cadiz; and his faithful dog, Ringo.
Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4-8 at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz where funeral service will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. with Rev Erica Harley officiating. Burial will follow at Longview Cemetery, New Athens, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrison County Animal Shelter, c/o Harrison County Commissioners Office, Cadiz, Ohio 43907.
The memorial guestbook may be signed at



Longview Cemetery
McFarland Road
New Athens, OH 43981
Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home
172 South Main Street
Cadiz, OH US 43907
Thursday, May 4, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home
172 South Main Street
Cadiz, OH US 43907
Friday, May 5, 2017
1:00 PM




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