Paul E. Milliken, 91, of Massillon, went home to be with the Lord on May 4, 2020. Paul was born in Akron, Ohio to the late Roy Raymond and Cenie Katherine Milliken. He served in the US Navy. He graduated from the Ohio State University with a degree in Art History, and received his law degree from The University of Akron.
Paul worked as a patent attorney at Goodyear Aerospace and Loral Corporation over the years. He was a talented artist who enjoyed painting and working with ceramics and pottery, even working as an art teacher in the Akron school district. Paul enjoyed carpentry and wood working, as well as feeding and watching squirrels.
Paul was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Patricia Dianne Milliken; and his son, Steven Andrew Milliken. Left to cherish his memory are his children, Miles Harper (Rita) Milliken, Cynthia Katherine Milliken, and Bruce Robert Milliken; granddaughter, Staci (Brian) Collins; great-grandson, James Henry Collins; sister-in-law, Bonnie Luanne Bogue; and brother-in-law, David Newel Bogue.
Visitation will take place on Thursday July 9, 2020 from 2pm until 3pm at Newcomer 131 N. Canton Rd., Akron, Ohio 44305. A memorial service with Navy military honors will take place at 3pm. Inurnment with military honors by American Legion Post 221 will take place on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 12pm at Rose Hill Memory Gardens 3655 Wales Ave NW, Massillon, Ohio 44646.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Paul's name to St. Jude at www.stjude.org.