William “Bill” Mills

Sep. 11, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

William “Bill” Mills age 50 of Leesville, SC, formerly of Sevierville, TN and Brockton, MA passed away on Friday, September 6, 2013. “Wild Bill” was a former manager of Rent-a-Center and Rental Depot. He enjoyed playing softball, pool and darts and was the biggest Patriots fan ever. Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, son and uncle.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bertram and Merida Mills and his father-in-law Floyd Knochel.

He is survived by: Wife: Cheryl Knochel Mills; Sons: Eddie M. Szadaj, William T. Mills Jr. and Fiancée Sarah Moore, Brandon L. Mills; Daughters: Theresa L. Smeelink and husband Michael, Alecia D. Mills and Fiance James Dumas, Tiffany L. Knochel Hazen, Ashley M. Mills, Makayla L. Mills; Grandchildren: Kasidy, Hayley and Alivia Smeelink, Ryan and Alana Dumas, Gabrielle Burns, Jayden Mills; Mother: Barbara A. Roy; Sisters: Elaine Derrick and husband Del, twin sister ,Wanda Colp; Mother-in-law: Elaine Knochel; Sister-in-law: Kim MacFaun; Brother-in-law: James Knochel and wife June; Several nieces and nephews; Extended family and friends: John Newcomb, Randy and Val Trevathan, Julian Dumas, Nicole and Desiree Martell, Lleyton Little.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Atchley Funeral Home to benefit the Mills family.

Funeral service 10 AM Friday in the Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Jason Patrick officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4-8PM Thursday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.