Millard Henry Sink was born May 11, 1927 to John Henry and Nellie Mae (Coulthard) Sink at Mt. Etna, Iowa. Millard entered eternal rest Thursday, April 4, 2019, at CHI Mercy Hospital, Corning, Iowa, at the age of ninety-one years.
Millard was a lifelong resident of Adams County and moved to Corning in the Fall of 1974. He attended Mt. Etna school. Millard married Phyllis Ann Westlake November 23, 1952 in Corning, Iowa. Six children were born to bless this union: Gary, Patsy, Katherine, Phil, Dave and Rob.
At the age of 16, Millard went to work driving a gravel truck to support his parents. He hauled petroleum from Kansas City to Corning for Phillips 66 and drove for Young’s Transfer hauling livestock. In 1974 he purchased his own truck and hauled livestock with his sons Gary, Phil and Dave until 1981. He began team driving for Midwest Connection and later drove for Ron Law for a few years, then hauled livestock in his own gooseneck and pickup truck. He retired in 2010. Millard was a hard working man and taking care of his family was important to him.
Millard is survived by his loving wife Phyllis; daughters: Patsy Long of Corning, Iowa, Katherine (Larry) Gaunt of Villisca, Iowa; sons: Gary (Kathy) Sink of St Marys, Iowa, Rob (Timmie) Sink of Corning, Iowa; daughters-In-Law: Paula Sink of Lenox, Iowa and Joan Sink of Red Oak, Iowa. 16 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; and 10 great great grandchildren; niece, Judy (Ron) Bouwens of Lincoln, Nebraska; sister-in-law: Donna Patrick of Red Oak, Iowa; brother-in-law: Pat Westlake of Missouri.
Millard was preceded in death by his parents; two sons: Phil and Dave; mother-in-law, Grace Westlake; granddaughter Nichole Keeton; four sisters: Margaret, Clara, Pauline, and Mildred; brother: Robert; nephew: Richard Britnell; five brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-law.