Joseph “Joe” Nelson Millikan

May 13, 2020

Joseph “Joe” Nelson Millikan, 77, of Frankfort, passed away May 13, 2020 in his home.  He was born on April 27, 1943.  He was raised by Wilbur and Gladys (Cain) Millikan O’Rear.  He married Patricia Everman on August 18, 1961 in Kokomo and she survives.

Joe was a 1961 graduate of Sheridan High School.  He worked for Chrysler in Kokomo for 37 years and earned his apprenticeship as a tool & die maker while there. He was a life member of the Moose Lodge #7, Eagles Lodge Aerie 765 both in Frankfort and the Lebanon Elks Lodge.  Joe loved yard sales and auctions, going to the casino, collecting St. Clair glass and he enjoyed raising Tom Till tomatoes and giving them away

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Joe’s honor to the Moose Lodge #7, 2880 E. Wabash Street, Frankfort, IN  46041.

Visitation and Services

A Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 E. Clinton Street, Frankfort.  Burial at Oak Hill Cemetery in Kirklin will follow.  Rev. Mark Mowery will officiate.  Friends may visit Noon until the time of service at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.  Following the guidelines established by the State of Indiana in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be allowing up to 25 people in the funeral home at a time.  We appreciate your cooperation and patience.  When you arrive at the funeral home, staff members will provide direction. 

Survived by:

Surviving along with his wife, Patricia are his Daughters: Tammy Rene (Ronnie) McDaniel, Penny JoAnne Horton, and Jennifer Diana (Gary) Petty all of Frankfort; Brothers: Niles (Joan) Millikan of Noblesville; Sister-in-law: Phyllis Millikan of Frankfort; Grandchildren:  Justin, Reno, Alicia, Brandon, Cory, Danielle, Olivia, and Nathan; 11 Great Grandchildren; along with several Nieces, Nephews, extended family, and friends.  

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his mother, father, step-father, and brother: Mitchell Millikan.


Leave your Condolences

22 Condolences for “Joseph “Joe” Nelson Millikan”

  1. Dawn May 14, 2020 at 1:46 pm

    I’m so sorry Penny. Love and prayers.

  2. Trinity Flood May 14, 2020 at 2:35 pm

    Thinking of you all during this time. Many memories both experienced in his presence and told to me from Jennifer. Holding all of you close to my heart. Hugs.

  3. Patrick J Russell May 14, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    sorry for your loss. you and yours are in my prayers

  4. Kelli Hinton May 14, 2020 at 5:16 pm

    Patty and family I am so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. You are in my prayrers.

  5. Tony & Malou Clouse May 14, 2020 at 5:57 pm

    Hi Pat & Jen,
    So sorry to hear of Joe’s passing.

    Heaven welcomes a new angel to watch over you.


    Tony & Malou

  6. Randy May 14, 2020 at 7:35 pm

    My sincere condolences to the family. Thoughts and prayers to all.

  7. Helen (Lucas) Stoops May 14, 2020 at 7:59 pm

    I am so sorry… many thoughts and prayers for all of you.

  8. Crystal Ashley & family May 14, 2020 at 8:59 pm

    RIP Uncle Nelson. Wish we could be there. Love you Aunt Tricia.

  9. Nancy Lemen May 15, 2020 at 1:54 am

    My deepest condolences and prayers for all!

  10. Brad & Sue Stockberger May 15, 2020 at 5:48 am

    So very sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. He was a great Moose member

  11. DeAnna Strange May 15, 2020 at 9:08 am

    So sorry for your loss Penny. Praying for you and your family.

  12. Dianna Leopard May 15, 2020 at 10:53 am

    Pat, Tammy and Jennifer I am so sorry to hear about Joe’s passing. My thoughts and prayers goes out to you and your family.

  13. David Boyles May 15, 2020 at 11:14 am

    Joe was a good man!! He will be missed!

  14. Pauline Lucas Nagle May 15, 2020 at 11:41 am

    Patty and girls and families. Roger and I had so many years filled with love and times spent together. I am so sad to hear or your loss.

  15. Paul & Paula Riley May 15, 2020 at 6:21 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Pat.

  16. Barbara Mohan May 15, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    Tammy & Family I send my sympathy & prayers to you as I read of the passing of your father

  17. Teresa Stevens May 16, 2020 at 12:24 am

    My Deepest Condolences to you and your Family Jennifer and Gary, Thoughts and Prayers are with you all !! Hugs

  18. Jeff Rogers May 16, 2020 at 3:02 pm

    Pat and Family, so very sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. Setting here remembering the good times we shared at the Elks and other occasions. Prayers for all of you.

  19. Sarah Bogard May 16, 2020 at 10:07 pm

    So sorry Pat! Sending prayers for you and your family!

  20. Richard Rayles May 17, 2020 at 10:26 am

    Missed by all.

    • Jason Howe May 18, 2020 at 9:49 pm

      Jennifer, Sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. I will miss seeing him in the yard while passing by.

  21. Guy South May 26, 2020 at 2:45 pm

    Sorry for your loss..

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