Donald Robert Millenbaugh of Goldston, previously of Swanton, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on November 24, 2022.
Don was born in Cleveland Ohio to Robert and Elaine (Fortin) Millenbaugh on September 4, 1949. He was the second boy born out of a family of 10 children. He was a 1967 graduate of Swanton High School. He served in the Air Force and then was employed by Conrail. After moving to NC, he worked with Noble Oil Services. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Elaine (Fortin) Millenbaugh; first born brother, Robert D. Millenbaugh; youngest sister, Cathy Thomas; and nephews, Eric Millenbaugh and Scott Thomas.
Don was an active member of Tyson's Creek Baptist Church. Don enjoyed singing in the choir, as well as his Men's Prayer Group and working with the Dental Ministry for the NC Baptist Association. Don also loved working in his yard and any type of maintenance to his home and vehicles.
Don is survived by his wife Vickie Freeman Millenbaugh; siblings, Raymond (Sue) Millenbaugh, David (Sharon) Millenbaugh, James (Bonnie) Millenbaugh, Linda (Alan) Kubiak, John (Diane) Millenbaugh, Tom (Suzanne) Millenbaugh, and Alan Millenbaugh; sons, Chris (Angela) Millenbaugh, Anthony (Michelle) Millenbaugh, Derek Millenbaugh, and stepson, Jeff Merritt; grandchildren, Hannah, Taylor and Auston Millenbaugh, Brandon and Mayson Merritt; god daughter of Vickie Millenbaugh, Raven Langley; and great granddaughter, Phoebe Millenbaugh; as well as 22 nephews and nieces.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 10:30-11:30 AM at Tyson's Creek Baptist Church, 10891 Siler City Glendon Rd., Bear Creek, NC 27207. A funeral service with Military Honors will be at 11:30 AM, at Tyson's Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Hospital, Shriners Hospital, Wounded Warrior Project, Tunnel to Towers or Tyson's Creek Baptist Church.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Millenbaugh family.
Online condolences may be made at www.smithbucknerfh.com