Lewis Donald “Pete” Mills, 87, of Bassett, Virginia passed away May 8,2022 at his residence. He was born November 23, 1934, in Bassett, Virginia to the late Lewis Reggie and Betty Hodges Mills. Pete was the owner/operator of Mills Construction for over 40 years and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was an outdoorsman and loved fishing, hunting, gardening, mowing. He loved restoring cars and was the best at taking nothing and turning it into something.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Sidney Allen Mills.
He is survived by his wife, Letha Dunkley Mills; sons, Donald Mills (Tabatha), David Mills (LeAnne), and Del Mills (Sharon); brother, Jimmie Rogers Mills; sisters, Marguerite Ann Mills and Martha Elaine Burnette; grandchildren, Justin Mills, James Mills, Ashley Mills, Myah Mills, Ashley Franklin, Samuel Martin, and Samantha Moore; great-grandchildren, Troy Mills, Evan Estrada, Ayla Mills, Landon Mills, Ryan Pruitt, Avery Franklin, and Alyvia Franklin.
A celebration of life service will be held Friday, May 13,2022 at 12 noon at the Bassett Church of the Brethren with Pastor Clyde Hylton officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will be private.
Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net