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Arthur Macmillan

February 12, 1948 — November 1, 2022

Arthur Edwin MacMillan Jr.

Arthur Edwin MacMillan (74) was born in Vallejo, CA to Art MacMillan and Irene Johnson on February 12, 1948.  He passed away on November 1, 2022 at his home in Henderson, NV.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Linda MacMillan, and brother Hugh R. MacMillan, along with his parents.

Art served in the Vietnam War, in the Navy and was honorably discharged in 1971.

He attended San Diego State University and California State University, Sacramento after his discharge from the Navy.  He became an employee of Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, CA in 1973.

He married Judy Hayes in 1972 and they recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, with a gathering of family and friends at Clubhouse Restaurant, in McCormick Woods, Port Orchard, WA.

Art and Judy raised their children, Laney Sanchez (Nick) of Oak Harbor, WA, and Christopher Aglipay (Karen) of Port Orchard, WA. – in Vallejo and Vacaville, CA.

Art transferred to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, WA in March 1979.

Art and Judy remained in Port Orchard, WA for 30 plus years, where Art retired as a civil service Marine Pipefitter Supervisor with shop 56 on July 2010.

After retirement Art and Judy enjoyed eleven great years in Henderson, NV.  Art quickly adopted a few golf courses after moving there and from time-to-time friends from California and Washington flew in to join him in play.

An avid golfer the majority of his life, Art enjoyed playing in Washington, at Gold Mountain Golf Course, Horseshoe Lake and McCormick Woods.  He was an exceptional golfer, and loved the game he learned from his father “Mac”.

Art and Judy enjoyed traveling with their 6 grandchildren in their younger years, and left them with many great stories to tell.  His grandchildren were his joy and he leaves behind: Cadeau Aglipay (Adam McKinnon), Bryan Kallio (Libby), Stevie Mayfield (Brandon), Alec Cunningham, California Sanchez and stepdaughter Megan Dunn.  He also had seven great-grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews, who lovingly referred to him as Uncle Artie.

Art had a smile that could light up a room.  He was a loyal friend to many, a loving husband and father, and he possessed a beguiling sense of humor.  “Art will leave an unreplaceable void in the lives of all who knew and love him.”

A celebration of Life will be held in the Spring of 2023, at McCormick Woods Golf Course, 5155 McCormick Woods Dr, Port Orchard, WA.

Condolences for his family can be sent to: PO Box 90895, Henderson, NV 89009

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