George Russell (G.R.) Milner
Aug. 14, 1940 - Aug. 17, 2014
George Russell (G.R.) Milner, 74, of the Village of Loch Lloyd, was born Aug. 14, 1940, in Holden. He was the son of Howard and Mildred (Gillilan) Milner. He was the oldest of three children. He died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at his home after a long battle with Parkinson’s, Disease and Alzheimer’s.
G.R. was the owner and President of G.R. Milner Ford in Harrisonville for over 50 years. While still in high school, G.R. began working for Henderson Burris Ford as a bookkeeper at the age of 17. He was a 1958 graduate of Harrisonville High School. In 1961, he became the youngest Ford Franchise Dealer in the country.
His passions in life were flying his airplanes, playing golf, boating and traveling. G.R. had a very sharp mind and loved math and physics. His idol was Albert Einstein. G.R. was a very proud grandpa and great-grandpa. He loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly.
G.R. was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Bret Milner, and a stepson Colby Brown.
He is survived by his wife Karazo Milner, of the home; a stepson, Kyle Brown and wife Tina; a son, Scott Milner and wife Marcia; a brother, Charles Milner and wife Bea; a sister, Lorene Wilson and husband Tom; three granddaughters, Ashley Shrout and husband Luke, Lynsey McNeal and husband Mitchell, and Lauren Milner and fiancé Derrick Peterson; four great-grandchildren, Jackson, Trenton, Brodie and Kennady; one niece, Carol Gordon and husband Denver.
The family would like to express their gratitude to Crossroad’s Hospice for creating a caring, loving and comforting environment for G.R. and our entire family.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like to request donations to be made to Crossroads Hospice in care of Dickey Funeral Home.
To send the family online condolences, please visit www.dickeyfh.com.
Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 2401 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6244.