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Wesley Milnes II

Wesley Milnes II, 73, died on June 25, 2021 surrounded by his daughters and family. He was the son of the late Myrtle and Arthur T. Milnes and was predeceased by a brother Franklin Milnes.

Wesley was retired from Dominion Virginia Power as a Purchasing Agent. He had a kind and gentle soul, loved the outdoors and enjoyed taking his daughters on hikes when they were young. He was born in Philadelphia, PA and he loved the Philadelphia Eagles and the Phillies.

He is survived by his daughters Amber Nicole Milnes (Todd West) of Suffolk VA, Lauren Renee Zellars (Billy) of Sullivan, IN, and April Lynn Milnes of Terre Haute, IN; grandchildren Elzee Rae Zellars, Denen Reign Zellars, and Ezra Wesley Milnes; siblings Louise Harkins (Michael), Richard Milnes (Louise), Anne Law (Frank), Gerald Milnes (Mary Alice), and Elizabeth Carleton.

A celebration of life service will be held on July 1, 2021, Thursday, 2 PM at the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk VA 23434. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.

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Amber, Lauren,and April and families- so sorry for your loss. Safe travels for those on the road home. Prayers

Uncle Ken Knight Jun 30 2021 12:13 PM

Jeff and I are very sorry for your loss.

Jeff and Connie Jun 28 2021 7:13 PM

We will miss visiting with Wesley when we delivered his meals to him. He was always upbeat and kept a positive outlook.

Ray & Anna Blaum Jun 28 2021 1:55 PM

Amber and Family,
It was our honor to serve Wes for so many years. Our staff and volunteers always enjoyed sitting with him and talking about his life. We will miss him greatly. Thank you for giving us the honor of serving him.

Suffolk Meals on Wheels Jun 28 2021 11:55 AM

He was a very kind man and we enjoyed having him as a guest in our home at Christmas and Thanksgiving. Amber and Todd were his loving caregivers. A kind, gentleman who loved his daughters and grandchildren. He will be missed.

Cheryl and Vernon Lee Jun 28 2021 9:09 AM