Timothy Michael ‘Timmy’ Mills, of Christiansburg, passed away on March 10, 2019.

Mills was employed by Virginia Tech Facilities on the Buildings and Grounds team for 30 years.

Mills was born on Aug. 1, 1967, son of the late William “Bill” Mills and Freeda Mills. He was a very well-known member of the Bluegrass music scene, playing banjo and guitar, and loved encouraging younger musicians.

Mills is survived by his mother, Freeda; his sister, Amy; his brother, Jeff; and his fiancée, Neva Sales. Also surviving are aunts and uncles, C.T. and Grace Wood, Michael and Sharon Wood, Sue Wood, Hobert Mills, Luther and Willie Mae Spencer, J.D. and Trudy Worrell, Butch and Shirley Yates, and Freddie Mills; numerous cousins; and countless friends.

He was a longtime member of Abundant Life Fellowship in Pilot.

Visitation will be at Horne Funeral Home on March 15, 2019, from 5-8 p.m. The Funeral Service will be at Auburn Baptist Church on March 16, 2019, at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Christiansburg.

Flowers are appreciated or memorial donations may be made to Abundant Life Fellowship, P.O. Box 9, Pilot, Va., 24138.

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Courtesy of Horne Funeral Service.