Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


June 9, 2014

Michael Edward Milem 1952-2014

GREENUP — Michael Edward Milem, 62, of Flatwoods, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 24, 2014, in  Edgewood Manor in Westerville, Ohio.

Mike was born April 20, 1952, in Ironton, a son of the late Edward and Maxine Milem.

In addition to his parents, he also was preceded by his wife,  Mary “Kathy” Harvey Milem.

He is survived by his children, Misty Milem Pennington of Columbus, Ohio, April Milem and Michael “Eddie” Milem II, both of Ashland; stepson, Anthony (Gina) Russell of Elizabethtown,Tenn.; six grandchildren; and sisters, Connie (David) Marvin of Howard, Ohio, and Cindy (Doug) Swetnam of Columbus.

Mike retired from the CSX Railroad as Yardmaster. He served in the U.S. Army, volunteered for the Russell Fire Department and coached his sons’ little league baseball and basketball teams.

A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014, at Wurtland United Methodist Church.

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