Larry Mills was born on April 17, 1942 to LeRoy Mills & Jessie (Green) Mills. Larry lived most of his life around Hay Springs, Except for a short period of time in Casper, Wyoming where he attended school. He had a teacher there that he was very fond of and Larry worked at Ozzie Superette, Osborn IGA & De Castors’s he also had a lawn mowing business. In 1986 he started to work for Dave & Mary Hansen at Hay Springs Lumber where he met numerous friends and had his unique way of waiting on people. Larry retired in 2013 He enjoyed taking site seeing trips with Dave & Mary & his family. Larry & Donald would make at least one trip to Chadron each week and usually came back with stories of their trips. He also enjoyed his trips to Taco Johns on Taco Tuesday and going to the movies with Fred Bartling & the boat rides. Larry especially had a love of dogs; he would take care of friend’s pets when needed. Larry spent his spare time watching John Wayne movies & other westerns along with The Three Stooges. He could tell you amazing details about each one. Larry met Russell Segar and worshiped with The First Congregational Church, Russ was Larry’s Pastor and Very close friend.
Parkview assisted living Rushville, Nebraska was Larry’s residence for the past few years until his failing health required care at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home in Hay Springs.
Larry passed away at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home in Hay Springs Friday, May 12, 2023, with the care of Hospice.
Larry was preceded in death by both parents LeRoy (Peely) and Jessie and his brother Donald.
Larry was a special friend and will be missed by many. God rest His Soul.