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March 18, 1942- March 08, 2020

Dr. Challace Joe McMillin, age 77, died peacefully at his home in Harrisonburg, Va. on Sunday, March 8, 2020. He was born in Gilt Edge, Tennessee. On March 18, 1942, to the late Albert Sidney and Clara Hill McMillin.

Coach McMillin coached at Westwood High School in Memphis, Tn. from 1969 thru 1971.

Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Mary Lou Quinn McMillin; daughter, Lisa Wooley and husband, Mike of Nashville, Tennessee; son, Sid McMillin of Pray, Montana; two grandchildren, Christopher Wooley and Rachael Wooley.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert Wayne McMillin and sister-in-law, Paulette Tate McMillin.

A celebration of life service is pending at James Madison University's Wilson Hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Challace McMillin Endowed Athletic Scholarship, c/o JMU Foundation MSC 8501, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 or Trinity Presbyterian Church.

Visit his carrer and accomplishments at

James Madison University.