MILLS, BOYD CHESTER

Worland Grit No.?? November 23, 1922, page 1

BOYD MILLS DIES IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

Boyd Mills of Ten Sleep, who underwent an operation for goitre at the Henrotin Hospital in Chicago last week died at 11;05 Thursday morning.  George B. McClellan, who was in Chicago, took charge of the body and will bring it to Worland where funeral arrangements will be made.  Boyd was widely known throughout the country, having grown up in the Ten Sleep country.  He served in the World War and was a member of the Floyd Minch Post of American Legion.

 

Worland Grit no. Thursday, November 30, 1922, page 1

BOYD C. MILLS PASSES AWAY

The remains of Boyd Mills, who died last week in Chicago following an operation for goitre arrived on the Billings train Tuesday.  The American legion met the train and took charge of the casket. After draping it with an American flag in recognition of the deceased’s service during the War the veterans took the bier on their shoulders and carried it to the local undertaking parlor where it was deposited for the night.

   At six o’clock Wednesday, the escort reassembled and accompanied the body of the departed comrade to the edge of the city, where the accustomed salute of three vollies were fired.  Following the ceremony, Rev. Joe Frank Smith took charge of the remains and accompanied them to Ten Sleep where the funeral services were held at two o’clock.  The local Post was represented at the grave by Carl Shryack.

   The family arrived in Worland Tuesday afternoon and returned to Ten Sleep with the funeral party, Wednesday forenoon.

 

Basin Republican no. 23 December 01, 1922, page 4

FUNERAL AT TENSLEEP

The funeral of Boyd Mills was held at Tensleep on Tuesday and was largely attended. Deceased died in Chicago last Thursday following an operation for goitre. He was widely known in the Basin country. He served in the world war and was a member of the American Legion. The remains were brought home by George B. McClellan.