TRAVERSE CITY — Nelson “Les” Milks III, 59, of Traverse City, passed away on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.
Les was born on Aug. 30, 1954 in Traverse City, the son of Nelson Milks II and Anna (Lardie) Milks. He loved hunting, hiking, camping, going for walks, and especially loved fishing. Les was very social, always in the company of friends, telling stories and greeting people with a song.
Les is survived by his father, Nelson (Pauline) Milks II; his daughters, Naomi (Tyler) Cole and Angela (Michael) McDougall; grandsons, Aiden and Lincoln McDougall; sisters, Elizabeth (Don) Sandee, Linda (Glen) Lile, and Dorene Kinee; and many nieces and nephews.
Les is preceded in death by his mother, Anna Milks; sister, June Milks; and brother-in-law, David Kinee.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Covell Funeral Home in Traverse City, with visitation from 6 to 8 p.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 5, also at the funeral home.
Please share your fond memories of Les at www.CovellFuneralHomes.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home in Traverse City, (231) 946-6515.