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J.D. Millsap

October 18, 1942 — October 17, 2021

J.D. Millsap Sr. of Battle Creek passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at age 78.

J.D. was born on October 18, 1942 in Dayton, Tennessee to Theapolis and Alma (Menton) Millsap. He enjoyed anything to do with the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting. He loved making beef jerky and was a long-time member and served on the board of the Andrus Street Church of God.

J.D. is survived by his daughters, Patricia "Patty" Spindlow and Donna Burwick; sons, Roger Millsap and J.D. Millsap Jr.; twelve grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren (and two more due in 2022). He was preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa Millsap; granddaughter, Elaina Burbank; and two wives.

A memorial service to celebrate J.D.'s life will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at Andrus Street Church of God. Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages and memories may be shared at

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Andrus Street Church of God

765 Andrus St, Battle Creek, MI 49015

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