Steven Mills, age 51, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Friday, October 19, 2012 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Mills was born May 6, 1961, in Montery, California and had spent most of his life in Butler County.

He was a cook at the Westwood Hills Country Club and enjoyed playing cross word puzzles, traveling, watching cartoons, and his grandchildren and a huge Kiss fan.

He was married to Thurma Rippie in 2008 and she survives.

Also surviving are his children Nicholle Mills, Brenton Mills, Robert Greer, Charles Greer and Don Howdeshell and his mother Ethel Watkins Mills Delleart of Poplar Bluff, sisters Barbara Wilson and Jean Hatford and brothers Darrell Mills, Kenneth Mills and Allan Mills, three grandchildren and eight nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service may be planned at a later date.