On Monday March 9, 2020 our beloved brother, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend, John Luther Mills transitioned peacefully into eternal rest. John was 59 years old and was know by family and friends as Lil John or J-Boy. John was born in Portsmouth VA .On July 14, 1960 to the late Catharine Mills and Russell Howell. He was the sixth child out of eight siblings.
He attended Portsmouth public schools. John worked at Wimbrough and Son and JS&J restaurant until his health started to fail him. In his Leisure time he loved playing a friendly game of Horse Shoe. John was a die heart Steelers Fan.
John was predeceased by his parents, Catharine Mills and Russell Howell and his brother Thomas Mills. His love memories and inspiration will forever be engraved in the hearts of his love ones. John is survived by two sons; John Jr. and Chauncey; two brothers, Russell Mills, Ronnie Mills; four sisters, Catherine Mills, Jerline Turner, Beverly Mills and Pearlie Blount, one stepdaughter; Monchel; five grandchildren, Aset, Makiah, Haniah, Hector, Asa; best friend/brother, Willie Pierce and his Godmother, Edith Pierce and a host of
nieces, nephews, cousins& friends.