Thales Darwin Millhuff, Sr. (Ted)
October 27, 1935 – October 27, 2019
Service: November 16, 2019 11:00AM
Resurrection Lutheran Church
11575 N 1st Ave
Oro Valley, AZ 85737
Ted was born October 27, 1935 and joined the Lord on his 84th birthday. He was born to Reed and Mabel Millhuff in Seattle, Washington and married to Lila (Hardin) Millhuff for 61 years. Ted was blessed with 3 sons, Philip, Thales D. JR, and Brian and his wife of 31 years, Shelli. He enjoyed spending time with his twin grandsons and their growing families, Tyler (wife Kaila and son Easton) and Thales D. Millhuff, III, (TJ) (wife Katelyn, and daughters Reagan, Addison and Hayden). Ted was preceded in death by his two sisters, Marilyn and Marcelle. Survived by one brother, Reed, who is 90, and many nieces and nephews. He was a semi-pro basketball player while he was still attending Renton High School. He attended Central Washington University in Eastern Washington and served in the US Marine Corp for 7 years. 5 years of that time was as an Air Traffic Controller in New River, North Carolina where all 3 of his sons were born. Ted enjoyed working in the insurance industry for more than 30 years and became a Pastor in 2006. Retiring from ministry in 2016, he dedicated himself to serving in his own community of SaddleBrooke in Tucson, AZ. His ministry took him to many church conferences allowing the opportunity to see a large portion of the world!