Chad Dillon Mills

December 12, 1994 - September 15, 2020

Chad Dillon Mills, 25, of Lumberton, died Tuesday, September 15, 2020. He was born on December 12, 1994, to Tonja Mills and Jimmy Baker, in Baytown. Chad was a 2017 graduate of Lumberton High School. He was a fun, loving, sweet, young man who his mother like to refer to as a little boy stuck in a man’s body and was an Angel with Autism. Chad is at peace now with no more seizures.

Survivors include his mother, Tonja Mills of Lumberton; brothers Jimmy Baker, Jr. and Stacy Wayne Baker; and sister, Honey Naomi Baker, all of Vidor; grandmother and grandfather, Leslie and Rick Dean, of Sour Lake; aunts, Kristi Graham and her husband, Dave, of Sour Lake and Jennifer Mestayer and her husband, Scott, of Cypress; uncle, Jared Dean and his wife, Brenda, of Fairfax, Virginia; great-aunts, Jolynne McCraw of Beaumont; Vanessa Foret and her husband, Hubert, of Lake Charles, Louisiana; Pat Baker of Lumberton; Rita Foster of Marietta, Oklahoma; and Sandy Ellis and her husband, Carl, of Thackerville, Oklahoma; and several other extended family members.

He is preceded in death by his father, Jimmy Baker; grandfather, William Mills; aunt, MeLynda Mills DuRoure.

A funeral service for Mr. Mills will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 26, 2020, at Calvary Baptist Church-North, 395 Fletcher Road, Lumberton. His interment will follow at Rosedale Cemetery, Sour Lake, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Adaptive Sports for Kids, P.O. Box 332, Nederland, Texas 77627.

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Rosedale Cemetery

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  • old beaumont road sour lake tx 77659

Funeral Service

Funeral Service
  • 395 Fletcher Road, Lumberton, Texas 77657
  • 09/26/2020
  • 11:00 am

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Scott Ferguson

Chad it has been an honor to be part of your life for the past 19-20 years as your Coach and friend on the Baseball field. "It always made my day to see see you and your mom. And to see your smile on the field. Thank you for allowing me to be a small part of your life. Love You buddy. You will be missed on the field and in my families heart.

Karen Anthony

Chad, you touched every heart you ever came in contact with. Your precious soul was taken to soon and I was truly blessed to know you. Tonja you are heavy in my heart and know you have a community ready to rally around you and help. Know he is wrapped in the arms of the Lord, just as you are.



Paula Bush

Tonya, I was so sorry to hear about the news of Chad. He was definitely an angel sent from God he touched my heart years ago and will continue to do so. I am so sorry for your loss I personally know you and your family have my deepest sympathies go to all of you

Ester R. Egins

Sorry for your loss, though and Prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Kathy VonFeldt

Tanya, I am so so sorry you are on this journey. I am praying for you and your family and will be there if you ever need me. Love you and sending you many hugs.

Katt Lomison

I can’t imagine the heartbreak your going through. I have seen over the years how you have given your life to take care of Chad, the Lord says “blessed are those who give their life for their friends” you are one of those and I know Gods Word is true. You surely deserve that blessing. I’m praying for peace and comfort for you in the days ahead and that the tears you shed will be with a smile remembering those precious moments and faith in knowing it won’t be long til you see each other again, that moment is something to look forward to. My thoughts and prayers to you my friend/

Blake Blanchard

I am going to miss ya little buddy. My Sunday’s will never be the same. Thank you for the joy you brought to my life.

Kerri May

Praying for you all! We are going to miss playing baseball with Chad and building sandcastles in the dirt!!!

Christina Chauvin

It was an honor to be able to teach and love Chad in school and out. Your family will always hold a huge piece of my heart. I miss running into him at Walmart or wherever you guys were and he get up and hug me. Fingers through the hair. Rest In Peace sweet boy, Chad.

Martin Grant

My name is Martin and, although I didn’t know Chad’s family personally, please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one. The Bible can offer great comfort in these difficult times. When Jesus was on earth he spoke about a wonderful time when we will see our dead loved ones again. This promise can be found at John 5:28,29. I hope you find comfort in these words. If you would like to learn more about the resurrection or the condition of the dead, please visit Once again I am so sorry for your loss. Martin Grant Paris, France