A resident of Kentwood, he died at 3:05 a.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2013 at St. Helena Parish Nursing Home in Greensburg. He was born February 25, 1931 in Kentwood and was 81 years of age. He was a U. S. Air Force Veteran of The Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Hatcher Milton, Kentwood; son, William C. "Clay" Milton, Jr., Kentwood; 2 daughters, Patti Tolbert, Woodville, MS and Cindy McIntyre, Kentwood; 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; 3 sisters, Faye Zeller, Montgomery, AL, Freda Milton, Montgomery, AL and Gloria Kosko, Kenner. Preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Milton; sister, Nadine Rimes; 2 brothers, Nathan and Millard Milton. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Tuesday and from 8 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Services conducted by Rev. Percy Frazier. Interment Woodland Cemetery, Kentwood. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.