Dennis Mills Obituary, Death – On January 13, 2023, at the age of 82, Frank “Freight Train” Dennis Mills passed away in the Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. His nickname was “Freight Train.” Frank Dennis Mills was his complete name when he was born. He was the offspring of Willie Mills and Ellen Powell, and he spent the majority of his life in the neighborhood of Cobbtown, which was also the place where he was born. His parents named him Willie Mills Powell. Due to the fact that he had such an impressive command of his voice, everybody in the room took a shine to him and began fondly referring to him as “Freight Train.”
The key reason for his enormous fame was due to his remarkable ability to recreate the sound of passing trains. He was able to keep people laughing at gatherings, on the streets, and even at bluegrass and other types of festivals because to the talents he possessed. He was well-liked by a big number of people, and throughout his entire life, he did not have any enemies. The self-employed painter “Freight Train” was recognized by his moniker up until a few years ago, when he took the decision to retire. Prior to that, he went by the name “Freight.” In addition to being an honorary member of a number of different organizations for motorcyclists, he was a member of “The Rolling Thunder Band,” which is a group of motorcycle enthusiasts.
“Freight Train” was a devout follower of the Baptist religion, and he was preceded in death by a number of siblings, including brothers and sisters of both sexes. In addition to his parents, “Freight Train’s” religious beliefs were passed down to him by his Baptist family. The song “Freight Train” was simply referred to as “Freight Train.” Deborah Machelle Lynn of Collins, who was engaged to him; his two sons, Dennis Mills and his wife Karen of Claxton and Robert Mills of Statesboro; his three daughters, April Carter of Pembroke, Mary Ellen Mills of Cobbtown, and Shelley Bradham and her husband Deven of Collins; his grandchildren, Dennis Wayne, Joey May, Maggie Way, Jessica Johnson, and Robert Mills; his great-grandchildren, Paytyn Bradham, Kahne Bradham, and Braxton Brad