1915 - 2010

Roger Milliken wanted his epitaph to read, simply, “Builder.” And so it will. And so he was, in countless ways.

In Tribute

Roger Milliken, who led Milliken & Company for 71 years, during which it grew to become the world’s largest privately owned textile and chemical manufacturer, died December 30, 2010 in Spartanburg, SC at the age of ninety-five.

Roger Milliken wanted his epitaph to read, simply, “Builder.” And so it will. And so he was, in countless ways.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mr. Roger Milliken was held Monday, January 3, 2011 at 2:00pm at the Episcopal Church of the Advent in Spartanburg, S.C.

Arrangements

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mr. Roger Milliken was held Monday, January 3, 2011 at 2:00pm at the Episcopal Church of the Advent in Spartanburg, S.C.

In lieu of flowers and in honor of Mr. Milliken's love of trees, the family requests that donations be made to:
The Noble Tree Foundation.org
c/o The Spartanburg County Foundation
424 E. Kennedy Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302

A reception was held at the Piedmont Club immediately following the service to allow guests to visit with the family.

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