Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Retired professor, activist Joseph McMillan dies at 80

By:  Min. Angela Lee Price
Our condolences to the McMillan family on the passing of Dr. Joseph McMillan. Our community and nation have lost a great leader, educator, and activist. The Lord granted me opportunity to know Dr. McMillan on a number of levels. I first met him while attending the University of Louisville in the early 1980's. I had the privilege of assisting him on the Black Family Conference one year some years ago, and I have interviewed him on the radio on many occasions. Dr. McMillan was more than a mentor, and leader, he was like a father figure to me and so many others who knew him. Dr. McMillan's thirst for knowledge was unquenchable even in later years. I ran into him in LifeWay Christian Bookstore more than once this year, and each time I enjoyed chatting with him.  He will be truly missed for his tenacity, bravery, courageous, leadership, and great love for people of color the world over.

Retired professor, activist Joseph McMillan dies at 80

Funeral Arrangements:

Wake:   Friday, 2-4 p.m. at AD Porter and Sons and 6-8 p.m. at N Street Baptist Church, his home church.

Funeral:  Saturday, 11:00 a.m., St. Stephen Church, 1018 South 15th Street, Louisville.

Social Network:  Jesus Saves Social Network

Remember, it is not Mohammad, Buddha, Confucius, nor New Age that saves.  Jesus saves!


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