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“I was cleaning out some emails and found one from Paul. He was a great coworker and team member. Just wanted you to know. ”
1 of 24 | Posted by: Debbie Matson - Marissa

“Dear Stewart, Steve, Mike and family,I am very sorry for your loss. Sincerely, Lori and Lynne Schneider ”
2 of 24 | Posted by: Lori Mavers Schneider - Paderborn, IL

“Paul was a wonderful guy, great friend and I really enjoyed fishing with him many times. He will be greatly missed. We are out of town, so couldn't...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Danny & Tina Gallagher - Columbia, IL

“Paul was a friend and a coworker great man, always great to be around. I trained Paul in his first years in mines.....great man!! Rest in peace,...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Chad Dodson - Sparta, IL

“Our prayers are with you and your family ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: The Detjens - University City, MO

“My thoughts, prayers, and condolences go out to Jill and the entire Milam family. Paul and I had alot of fun working together for many years. May he...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Dennis Holland - Granite City, IL

“I have many good memories of Paul. He was a good friend and will be missed by everyone. My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. Rest in...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Jason Calvert - Winchester, CA

“To the Milam Family,Praying for your family at this most difficult time. Paul spent a lot of time in his younger days hanging out with my brother...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Julie Hurst

“My prayers go out to you and the family, Jill. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Jim Trice - Collinsville, IL

“Our heartfelt sympathy to the entire family. So sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Randy & Becky Gregory - Marissa, IL

“We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We spent many birthday celebrations of Jessie and Dalton with Paul,...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Dale & Cathy Pyatt - IL - friend

“Paul was a great, great guy--will miss your friendliness & your smile. ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Kelli Mulholland - Pierce - IL

“My thoughts and prayers to Jill and family. God bless. ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Denise Cason - Troy, IL - Friend

“Our thoughts and prayers to the family. May God comfort you and give you healing and strength during this time. ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Paul and Cathy Light - Marissa, IL

“Paul was a classmate and a friend. I have so many great memories with you. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Rest in Christ ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Natalie Guebert - Evansville, IL

“My condolences to and prayers for the Milam family. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Curtis Paul Lawson - Montgomery, TX

“So very sorry and saddened to hear the passing of Paul. Paul was a good friend at work. I trained him to take my place at the mine when I retired ,a...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: kenneth chapman ( the wood dr, ) - IL

“We have good memories of Paul when he came to Saskatchewan bird hunting with the other guys. Our deepest sympathies to all his families and friends....Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Jeanne Frankl - Friend

“I don't know what to say I understand Paul you was what every other man wanted to be I will miss you never ever heard anyone say anything about this...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Greg Phelps - Marissa, IL

“You will be sorely missed Paul. But you will always be fondly remembered with a big heart. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Carl Appel - Mountain home, ID

“My heart goes out to the entire Milam family! May God wrap you in his arms at this time of sorrow. ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Tina Sinn - Chester, IL - Friend

“My heart goes out to his family. I grew up with Paul right down the street My heart aches hearing of this. ”
22 of 24 | Posted by: Lucy Farmer-Dahlem - Joliet, IL

“Ben and Bonnie - We send our deepest sympathy to you and all your family. We pray that our God will be with you comforting as only He can do. Ken...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Sherri Wildt - FL - Friend

“You was one of my best friends for most of my life. I will always love you and your family. You will forever be in my heart ”
24 of 24 | Posted by: Peggy Barton - Jasonville, IN

Paul Thomas Milam, 45, of Marissa, IL; born on September 8, 1971 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 in Marissa, IL.

Mr. Milam was a maintenance supervisor for Prairie State Energy Campus. He also worked for many years at Gateway Mine. Paul enjoyed fishing and like riding motorcycles.

He is survived by his wife Jill, nee Hubler, Milam whom he married on May 26, 2001 in Marissa, IL. His children – Krista (Courtney Mcderby) Milam of San Diego, CA; Melissa Milam of Belleville, IL; Blake Milam of Marissa, IL. His parents – Benjamin and Bonnie, nee Genesio, Milam of Marissa, IL. His brothers – Michael (Judy) Milam of Phoenix, AZ; Steven Milam of Marissa, IL; Stewart (Marsha) Milam of Atlanta, GA. His father-in-law – Don (Sheri) Hubler of Swanwick, IL. His mother-in-law Debbie (Dennis) Lively of Sparta, IL. Sister-in-law – Nikki Pyatt of Sparta, IL. Nephews – Spencer Milam; Dalton Pyatt. Nieces – Nicole Milam; Jessie Pyatt. His aunt – Dorothy Gilley of Marissa, IL.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Memorials may be made to the family.

Visitation: Friends may call at the First Baptist Church in Clairman, IL on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at the First Baptist Church in Clairman, IL on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 11:00am.

Interment: Burial will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.