G. Richard Millsap was born on April 19, 1948, to Howard and Mildred Millsap in Kingsport, Tenn. He was an only child. Richard was preceded in death by his parents and his grandson, Ryan. Richard passed away on April 24, 2015.
He is survived by Nancy Millsap to whom he was married for 39 years; his children, Lori Jurden, Traci Fissel, Cyndi Bilyeu (John), Wendi Grazier (Terry) and Jason Millsap (Raven); 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Richard served his country in the United States Air Force from 1972 to 1977 and remained a proud patriot throughout his life. After leaving the service, his career was always focused on the automotive industry where he was self-employed and entrepreneur. Richard grew up in Texas and moved to Arkansas in 1987 to enjoy the beauty of country life.
A service with military honors was May 1 at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Subiaco Academy at 405 N. Subiaco Ave., Subiaco, AR 72865 or to Patriot Guard Riders, Inc., c/o Tatum & Associates Inc., 6641 E. 85th St. North, Owasso, Ok 74055.