Edward Millaway, 81, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at his home.
He was a son of the late Sally Alice McDowell Millaway and Ike Millaway. He was also preceded in death by his son, Heath Millaway; sisters: Bea Murphy and her husband, Hubert, Inamae Black and her husband, Clifford; and brothers: Jay Millaway, Arthur Millaway and his wife, Helen, Earl Millaway and his wife, Gladys, and Millard Millaway and his wife, Helen.
He loved traveling and the cruises to Hawaii and visiting Pearl Harbor, Alaska and Washington D.C., Florida in the winter and walking on the beach. He was a very loving husband, and fun to be with.
He was a veteran of the United States Air Force discharged with four Bronze Star medals and a Conduct medal. He retired from Combustion Engineering. He was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife, Nita Burns Millaway; daughter, Patricia Millaway; son, Allen Millaway; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, James Millaway and his wife, Alma, of Hixson; sister, Jessie Burdette and her husband, Eligah, of Chattanooga; and several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at Chattanooga National Cemetery with the Rev. David Evans officiating.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the North Ocoee Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes.
The family asks that donations be made to Avalon Hospice, 740 Tell St., Athens TN 37303.
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