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July 24, 1991 - March 15, 2019

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30 Quarrell Road
Emporia, Virginia 23847

 

Milton Alan Cain, Jr., also well known as “Junie” or “Junior”, was born July 24, 1991 in Emporia, Virginia to Milton and Demetrice Cain.  He  departed this life on Friday, March 15, 2019 after a short illness at Chippenham Medical Center.

Milton received his education in the Greensville County Public School System along with the Brunswick County Public School   System and graduated from Greensville County High School. He  furthered his education at Virginia State University where his     major was Computer Engineering. He further enlisted in the United States Army as a Corporal. After being in the military, he worked at McDonald’s of Emporia for a few years and later transferred to McDonald’s of Lawrenceville until they closed it’s door in 2014 and then moved on to Amazon of Chester, VA. Later on, he went to work for the Department of Corrections (Greensville Correctional Center) as an Officer and then went on to the Emporia Police Department until his illness.

Milton accepted Christ at an early age and joined Macedonia Baptist Church where he served as a Drummer and Treasurer for the Junior Choir.  He later moved his membership to the Rising Star Baptist Church as the Minister of Music and remained there until his health failed. He was a kind, quiet, loving, humble and faithful servant.

Milton also ministered at the following churches:  First and Third Sunday; Rising Star Baptist Church Choir of Ante, VA, Second and Fourth Sunday; Rocky Mount Baptist Church Mass Choir, Emporia, VA, the 75th District Choir, Emporia, VA and also the Community Male Chorus, Emporia, VA.

Milton leaves to cherish his memories his loving father and mother; Milton and Demetrice of the home, one child, Cameron Drake of Emporia, VA, one brother, Marlon Ricks (NaTasha Brookins) of Daytona Beach, FL, two nieces; Ajha and Kamani Ricks of Kannapolis, NC, his grandparents; Matthew and Corrine Merritt of Valentines, VA, Nathan, Sr. and Ella Cain of Emporia, VA, godparents; Robert and Dorothy Webb of Skippers, VA, six aunts; Frances (Lawrence) of Richmond, VA, Deborah Merritt of Chesterfield, VA, Wanda Nollie (James) of Okinawa, Japan, Doris Dillings (Alvin) of Bristow, VA, Audrey Hart (Joseph) of Fairfax, VA and Rebecca Andrews (Ted) of Emporia, VA; four uncles; Nathaniel Roberts (Kelly) of Norlina, NC, Nathan Cain, Jr. (Paulette) of Emporia, VA, Wayne Cain (Claree) of Emporia, VA and Eric Cain (Nina) of Manassas, VA his best friend and son’s mother, Daja Drake of Emporia, VA, four great aunts; Leslie Mae Phipps of Fayetteville, NC, Ida Mae Gillus (Neil) of Fayetteville, NC, Rosa Mae Powell of Emporia, VA and Gladys Cain of Emporia, VA and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

Milton had valued friendships, especially from his cousins; Stephen Taylor and Zedavion Taylor. He also had support from his cousin, Sam Easter and many others.  The family extends gratitude to Dr. Theopolis Gilliam, Jr. and his staff, Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center staff, McGuire Hospital staff and especially the staff at Chippenham Medical Center.

 

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