Joe Milligan, 68, was born on August 28, 1949 in St. Johns, Arizona.  He entered into rest on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 in Flagstaff, Arizona.  He worked for the BNSF Railroad for 27 years, retiring in 2001.  He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Dolores;  two sons  Joseph (Lucille) Milligan of Mesa, AZ and Phillip (Bonnie) Milligan of Flagstaff, AZ; brothers Max (Teri) Milligan of Winslow, Grant Milligan of Silver City, NM, Julian Milligan of Flagstaff and John (Sylvia) Lucero of Las Cruces, NM; sisters Ramona Hayes, Connie (Frank) Ochoa and Lydia Gates all of Las Cruces, NM; 4 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother Barbara Lucero; grandparents Jose and Julia Lucero; sister Loretta Elliott and nephew Joseph Milligan. 

Holy Rosary will be held on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 9:30 am, followed by  Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at Madre de Dios Catholic Church, Winslow, Arizona.

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