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David G. Milks Sr.
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Salamanca, NY -

David G. Milks Sr., 73, of 8113 East Loop Road, Salamanca, NY, passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Olean General Hospital

David was born December 14, 1944 in Salamanca, the son of the late Emerson and Loretta (Drew) Milks.

He attended Little Valley Central School and at the time of his retirement in 1999, David had
Worked for the Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works as an equipment operator.

A Jack of all trades, David had worked as a log cutter for the Adams Lumber Company in Cattaraugus, as a mechanic at the former Lundgren Chevrolet (Landmark) in Randolph and was also a carpenter and home builder with Don Stoll in Little Valley and Napoli. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and anything outdoors.

He was a social member of the American Legion Post 181 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6533 in Randolph and the Coldspring Fire Department in Steamburg, as well as the former Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 2271 in East Randolph.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Pauline E. Peterson Milks, whom he married on April 24, 1971 in Steamburg, two sons; Lee E. (Stephanie) Milks and David G. Milks Jr. (McKayla Green) of Salamanca, eight grandchildren; Courtney Jacobs Milks, David G. Milks III, Autumn Milks, Kyle Donlin, Zachery Donlin, Dennis (Ashlyn) Andrews, Izabella Milks and Alexzander Milks and two great grandsons; Ryan and Theodore.

He is additionally survived by four sisters, Laura Lee (late Don) Hettenbaugh, Linda (late Barry) Gower and Betty Atkins (Jim Snyder) all of Randolph and Mary Jane McLaughlin of CN.

David was preceded by his parents and sisters; Ann Howard, Shirley Nowocien and Janice Hinman.

As per David’s wishes there will be no services held. To send a condolence log onto

In Lieu of flowers, memorials if desired may be sent to David’s wife Pauline and family, 8113 East Loop Road, Salamanca, NY 14779.

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