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Arvel Ray Milton

Arvel Ray Milton, 86, returned to his Heavenly home on March 5, 2023.

Arvel was born June 27, 1936, in Pomona, Illinois, to Agnes Lipe and Otho Ray Milton.  He was an Army veteran in the Korean War and spent his time working at Inland Steel as an accountant for thirty years.  He was a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Arvel loved music, reading, and spending time with his family.  He was loved by many, and a friend to everyone.

He is survived by one son, Steven (Jennifer) Milton, Boynton Beach, Florida; one daughter, Anita (Daniel) Wright, West Plains, Missouri; two grandsons, Larry Dean (Kimberly) Milton Jr., Demotte, Indiana, and Billy Ray Milton, Lake Village, Indiana; two granddaughters, Michelle Woodcox, Anna, Illinois, and Mikayla Wright, West Plains, Missouri; and many other friends and family members.

His parents, wife, Shirley Milton, two sons, Alan and Larry Milton, one brother, Donald Milton, and two sisters, Shirley Milton and Jerry Sauerbrunn, preceded him in death.

Burial will be at Lake Village Cemetery, Lake Village, Indiana, under the direction of Sheets Funeral Home, Lowell, Indiana, with local arrangements by Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.