Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 6, 2013

Victor Douglas “Doug” Mills

CLEMMONS, N.C. — Victor Douglas “Doug” Mills, 62, of Clemmons, NC,, formerly of Princeton, W.Va., went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at his residence with his loving wife Teresa by his side. Born in West Virginia, he was the son of the late Jack and Verleen Mills.

 Mr. Mills, “Doug”, was a long time member of Rich Creek Baptist Church in Spanishburg, W.Va. Since moving to North Carolina, he has attended West Fairfield Baptist Church of High Point. Doug worked for twenty years in the mining industry before becoming a well-respected builder and land developer for the remainder of his career. Doug attended Matoaka High School in West Virginia. He and his brother Arlon, “The Mills Brothers” were also publicly known as two of the best basketball players in West Virginia at that time. Doug loved the Lord and was an inspiration to many in his declining health.

 Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Teresa Mills; brother, Arlon Mills and wife Beverly of Spanishburg, W.Va.; daughter, Leah Petrunger and husband, Todd of Princeton, W.Va.; son, Jeff Mills of Princeton, W.Va.; son, Bill Meadows and wife Lucy of High Point, N.C.; daughter, Dawn Meadows of Greensboro, N.C.; daughter-in-law, Lisa Meadows of Thomasville, N.C.; four grandsons, Logan, Mason, Mitchell, and Matthew.

The family has honored his wishes to be cremated and a Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013 at West Fairfield Baptist Church in High Point, N.C. with the Rev Rodney Hedrick and Mark Mosley officiating. There will be a second celebration service 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013 at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton, W.Va. with Brother Ronald Wood officiating. Family will receive visitors one hour prior to each service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donation to please be made to The American Cancer Society for prostate cancer research.

Online condolences may be made by visiting

Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton is serving the Mills family.

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