HR589: Celebrating the life of Kenneth Elliot Linden Millington.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 589

Offered September 2, 2020
Celebrating the life of Kenneth Elliot Linden Millington.
Patrons-- Convirs-Fowler and Lindsey

WHEREAS, Kenneth Elliot Linden Millington, a veteran and a respected member of the Virginia Beach community, died on July 11, 2020; and

WHEREAS, born in Guyana, Kenneth “Kenny” Millington immigrated to the United States with his family at a young age; he imparted his passion for Guyanese culture, food, and music to many friends throughout his life; and

WHEREAS, Kenny Millington graduated from the Comprehensive Night High School of Brooklyn in New York City in 1995, then subsequently joined the United States Navy; and

WHEREAS, over the course of his eight-year military career, Kenny Millington was stationed aboard the USS San Jacinto and USS Austin and earned the admiration of his fellow sailors for his work ethic and dedication; and

WHEREAS, after his honorable discharge as a petty officer third class, Kenny Millington continued to serve the Commonwealth and the nation in other capacities, including as a project manager at Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center in Norfolk; and

WHEREAS, Kenny Millington’s greatest joy in his life was his beloved family, and he relished every opportunity to support his children at school events; and

WHEREAS, Kenny Millington will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Anita; his son, Daniel; his stepsons, Rashad, Elijah, and Isaiah; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Kenneth Elliot Linden Millington, a respected veteran who made many contributions to the Virginia Beach community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Kenneth Elliot Linden Millington as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.