Larry Taylor Milligan, of Dawsonville, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022, after a long illness. He will be missed tremendously by his family and friends.
Larry is survived by his wife, Marji, who was the love of his life. Larry and Marji were married for nearly 48 wonderful years. He also is survived by their beloved daughter, Amanda Coccia (Regis), of Cumming, and three cherished grandsons, Nicholas, Christopher and Daniel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Minnie Milligan, of Columbia, S.C., a brother, Jesse R. Milligan, and a granddaughter, Meredith Coccia.
Larry, 68, was born and raised in Columbia, and attended the University of South Carolina. Despite spending many years in Illinois and Georgia, he considered South Carolina home. He will always be remembered as a devoted husband, a tremendous father, and caring grandfather. Larry was a soft-spoken, true gentleman, who loved his God and his family. Larry had a generous heart, and always endeavored take the honorable path and do the right thing throughout his life. He enjoyed cars, camping, hunting and fishing with his family.
For 34 years, Larry worked at Robert Bosch Corporation, working his way into upper management through various sales positions. When he retired in 2009, he was Vice President of Automotive Aftermarket Sales for North America. During his time with Bosch, he received numerous awards for sales excellence and helped many employees build their careers with the company. He was a friend and mentor to many.
A visitation and services for Larry will be held at McDonald & Son Funeral Home in Cumming on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 10:00 am followed by his funeral service at 11:00 am. Graveside services will take place at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 845 Leesburg Rd., in Columbia, on Monday, April 25, 2022 at 3:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a memorial donation be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, 100 Lumpkin Campground Road S, Dawsonville, GA 30534, or the Good Shepherd Clinic of Dawson County, 452 Highway 53 E #1009, Dawsonville, GA 30534.