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Elias S. McMillan
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“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers at this time. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: The Solevo Wellness Family - PA

“Elias Fought His Fight With His Sword. By Beth Sadlek Elias was a gentle and kind man. But he fought his fight with his sword. Elias suffered but was...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Beth Sadlek - PA - Friend

“My deepest love and condolences to the entire family aunt sister ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Sandra McMillan - Chesapeake, VA

“Heart felt. From our world to God's hands. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Larry and Joanne Riggins - PA

“Elias was a blessing to everyone who knew him. When he was a student, we spent quite a bit of time discussing Pitt football and sparring over the...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Marie Krause - Carmichaels, PA

“Marc and I will always remember Elias' bright smile and his warm friendliness. No one stayed a stranger long with him. As members at Friendship...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Lynn and Marc Portnoff - PA

“May God bless your entire family during this trying time. You were a great co-worker but an even better father and husband. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Timira Rush - Pittsburgh, PA

“Elias brought light and hope to a world in great need of it. Always smiling, Elias was a popular student in the Department of Communication at...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Richard Krause - Carmichaels, PA

“Elias you were a blessing to so many! May you now rest in the peace and comfort of our Lord Jesus Christ. Thoughts and prayers remain with the...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Kelley Hardie - Waynesburg, PA

“Asha and Eva you are in my prayers. Asha you and Elias lived the love story most never achieve. Carry on his legacy and teach the world. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Lynda Bradley - Waynesburg, PA

“Asha my deepest sympathies for you and Eva. RIP Elias ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Bogochenko Bogochenko - SC

“It doesn't seem that long ago we all worked with Elias. I enjoyed our back and forth conversations about the Cowboys and Steelers. Him sharing his...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Jeff Hathhorn - Allison Park, PA


On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, Elias McMillan, loving husband ,and dedicated father, passed away at age 34.

Elias was born on December 23, 1986, in New London, Connecticut. After graduating from Oliver High School in 2005; he attended Waynesburg University from 2005 until 2009. Elias received a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Broadcasting and Journalism. On June 25th, 2017, he married Asha Dean whom he met in college. They had a wonderful ceremony celebrating their marriage on March 30th, 2018. Shortly thereafter, their daughter, Eva Gabrielle McMillan, was born on January 29, 2019.

Elias was kind and gentle hearted. He was passionate about his family. One of his favorite quotes was from legendary Dallas Cowboys coach, Tom Landry. "God, family, and football." As a man of God, he loved his family fiercely and had an unwavering spirit about him. He loved to write and often used social media and podcasts to share his passion for sports. He was a devoted husband and father, that loved spending time with his wife and daughter; often making breakfast on Saturday morning while streaming on Instagram. Elias had a deep love for each of his siblings and cherished every moment and laugh with them.

Elias is survived by his wife Asha; his daughter Eva Gabrielle; his parents Sylvester McMillan and Phyllis (Cassandra) Sawtelle; brothers Azriel McMillan and Jeriah McMillan; sisters Miadia Carswell Flannagan and Phylicia McMillan. He is also survived by his nephews, niece, many aunts, uncles, and grandparents.

Family and friends are welcome MONDAY, 1-3 and 5-8 p.m., at WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE, 1650 Greentree Rd., Scott Twp., 15220, where a Funeral Service will be Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family for his daughter. www.slaterfuneral.com