Charles Mills

Charles “Chuck” Ellis Wade Mills passed away on January 27, 2021 at his home in Yakima, Washington. 

Mills was born December 8, 1975 at Fort Lewis, Washington, to Barry Ellis Mills and Barbara (Hettrick) Mills. The family settled in Glenwood, Washington, where Mills attended school, graduating from Glenwood High School. Mills enjoyed rap music, his friends and their playful shenanigans. He briefly married Anika Bartelds in 1998 in Goldendale, Washington. Mills moved to Yakima, where he worked for Walmart and other service jobs. He found happiness with Marina Godinez. They married on June 6, 2008 and together raised a family. Mills was a devoted father and loving husband who excelled at whatever task he took on. 

Mills will be remembered for his gentle nature, loyalty to his family and his overall easygoing demeanor. He is survived by his wife Marina, their three children Dinae, Angel, and Jonathan; son Justin Mills; mother Barbara Mills of Goldendale; Father Barry Mills and stepmother Vicki Mills of Yakima; and sister Waymeth Boyes of Goldendale; and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

He will be missed.

Arrangements are being held by Valley Hills Funeral Home in Yakima. A viewing service will be held February 8 at Valley Hills Funeral Home Chapel from noon to 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held February 9 at 5:30 p.m. at 2600 Business Lane, Yakima.

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