COLUMBUS — Dr. Richard Millikin, 70, died Feb. 19, 2017. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Carrier Chapel on MUW Campus. Lowndes County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Dr. Millikin was born Nov. 29, 1946, to the late Major Eugene James and Mary Lois Straus Millikin. He was a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Mississippi State University. He served in the United States Navy and the United States Air Force. He was an aircraft instructor for the T-41 and T-38. He was retired from Mississippi University for Women where he served as a professor for 21 years. He is survived by his daughter, Erika Accardi of New Rochelle, New York and son, Ryan James Millikin of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Memorials may be made to Columbus Lowndes Humane Society, P.O. Box 85, Columbus, MS 39703.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on March 18, 2017
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