James “Jim” Millard Sr., 77, of Havelock, died on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.

James “Jim” Millard Sr., 77, of Havelock, died on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a former manager for the Sioux City transit system, followed by several years as a truck driver for Group Promotions in Michigan and Heyl Trucking in Iowa. Prior to his retirement, he served as the manager of May Exterminating in Havelock for 19 years. He enjoyed tinkering in his garage, building hot rods and racing stock cars.

Funeral will be 6 p.m. Friday at Cotten Funeral Home, New Bern. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City, Iowa.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Donna Millard; three sons, James Millard Jr., Timothy Millard and Terry Millard; one sister, Joan Schovanec; nine grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday before the service.