Orvil Trenton Milam
1933 - 2024

On June 6, 2024, Orvil Trenton Milam met his Lord and Savior face to face. Orvil had a great and full life of almost 91 years.
Orvil was born July 12, 1933, to Waldo Donald and Elvira (Smallwood) Milam as the 5th child. He is proceeded in death by his 3 sisters-Emma Lee Emerson, Coy Mae Wendt, Vernita (Niter) Wheeler and brother Thurman Milam.
Orvil met the love of his life Velma Joy Chapman at the Waukomis Skating Ring. They married 3 months later, on Velma’s 16th birthday. Orvil and Velma were married almost 64 years before she passed.
During their marriage they had three children, Rick (Angie) Milam, Kathy (DJ) Watson, Tim (Lenee) Milam. His grandchildren are, Angela (Marc) Copley, Tiffany (Kirsten) Treanor, Lori (Craig) Page, Jason Sears, Christina (Jeremiah) Graves, Chris Watson, Mike (Amanda) Watson, Melissa (Jason) Minter, Nathan (Candice) Milam, Melissa (Matt) Hosley, Tasha (Jake) Roberson, Austin (Samantha) Gellerman, Caleb Gellerman, Trenton Milam and Katelynn Milam. He has 30 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
His passion was Velma and his family. He would do anything for them.
He is proceeded in death by his wife Velma and great granddaughter Morgan Thompson who met him as he reached Heaven.
Orvil was an Army Veteran and served in the Korean War. He also had several jobs in his life working at Gold Spot Dairy, Bond Bakery, had his own milk cream and egg route, Superior Station. He owned and operated Velma’s 81 Café in Hennessey, Milam’s Tire Service and Milam Trucking. They made their home in Waukomis, and he worked in oilfield and retired from Kingfisher County at the age of 69 and then returned to work and retired again at the age of 82.
He loved to ride his motorcycle. Orvil and Velma were members of the Cristian Motorcyclist Association. He gave his life to Christ in the early 1980’s and surrendered to preach and was a licensed and ordained Baptist Preacher. He served as Pastor for Freedom Baptist Church, Hunter Baptist Church and Madison Avenue Baptist Church and served in other churches as a fill in Pastor.
Before Velma died, she told him to buy him a new Harley, so he did. He rode it as much as he could. He was always smiling and dancing everywhere he went. We know Orvil is rejoicing in Heaven with Velma and his family.

Funeral service will be Monday, June 10, 2024 at 10:00 am in Trinity Baptist Church with Pastors Jesse Johnson and Rick Milam officiating. Burial will follow in Waukomis Cemetery under the direction of Anderson-Burris Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation with the family will be Sunday afternoon from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the funeral home.

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Anderson-Burris Funeral Home & Crematory
3002 N Van Buren St
Enid, OK 73703
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