U.S. Navy Commander (Retired), George "Sandy" McKamie McMillan Jr., 64, of Signal Mountain, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Sandy was past-president and an ardent supporter of the Navy League Greater Chattanooga/John J. Spittler Council.  Born in Chattanooga May 16, 1951, Sandy was raised in Chickamauga and was a 1969 graduate of The McCallie School.
         Following his 1973 graduation from Vanderbilt University, he received a U.S. Navy commission in the U.S. Navy and after surviving Basic Underwater Demolition/Seal (BUDS) training with Class 075 in Coronado, California, he served with UDT21 and SEAL (Sea Air Land) Team Two. Honorably discharged from the Navy in 1993, Sandy returned to Chattanooga to work with his father at Starkey Printing.
       After retiring from his second career Sandy further dedicated his commitment to a life of service through his work with The Daniel Ashley and Irene Houston Jewell Foundation, The Navy League, Rotary Club, YMCA, Camp Ocoee, The McCallie School, Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, and Boy Scouts of America.
          He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Kitty Watts McMillan; sons George III (Abbey), Gordon and Robert (Abigail); brother, Garnett. The family will be receiving friends at Signal Mountain Presbyterian church on April 23, 2016, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary.
             In honor of his service as a Navy SEAL, Sandy's ashes will be dispersed by sea, air and land. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in his name to The McCallie School, Camp Ocoee, or Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church. Visit www.heritagebattlefield.com to share condolences and view the memorial tribute.
Fair Winds & Following Seas
Sandy McMillan, 1951-2016