Freddie Douglas Milliken Sr. was born on April 30, 1947 in Paris, Tennessee to Carl and Katherine Paige-Milliken. He departed this earthly life on January 2, 2022 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Freddie was educated in Paris Public Schools, attending Central High School. After high school he went onto serve his country by enlisting in the United States Army from 1966 to 1969.
In 1969, Freddie was united in Holy Matrimony to Wilma Jean Crowder.
Freddie attended Electronic School and was later employed at Vanderbilt for over 35 years as a work supervisor. He enjoyed playing and listening to old school music.
Freddie was preceded in death by his mother Katherine Paige- Milliken, his father Carl D. Milliken, wife Wilma Jean Crowder- Milliken, youngest son Anthony Milliken, brothers Bobby Hayes, Carl Douglas Milliken Jr., sisters Verlie Scott, Shirley Stewart, nephews Michael and Carlos Stewart.
He leaves to cherish his memories sons Freddie Milliken Jr. (Rosalyn), Derrick Crowder, brothers Charles and Edward Milliken, sister Pearlie (Raymond) Hutcherison, brothers-in-law Wilbert (Lisa) Crowder, Ronald (Milagros) Crowder, granddaughters Brandi Milliken, Deandrea Lamira Ketrell, great grandson Zane Henderson, Derrick Crowder Jr. “DJ”. Devoted nieces Tawanna Stewart-Woods, Sametta Milliken-Simmons, La Shonda Stewart, and a host of cousins, nephews, nieces, other relatives, and friends. Visitation Saturday, January 15, 2022, 10-11 with funeral to follow at funeral home.