Milan Albert Paddock

Milan Albert Paddock 76 (June 17, 1941 – December 20, 2017) After several bouts with falls and a stroke, Milan passed away December 20, 2017.  Per his request in his will, Milan was cremated and was laid to rest at the Paddock-Flagg cemetery in Moro, Ill on Saturday, March 24, 2018.  His funeral was a private event attended by his family only.  Internment ws at the Paddock-Flagg Cemetery, Moro, Madison County, Illinois.


On Sunday March 25, 2018 at 2:30 PM, there was a celebration of Milan's life at the Maryland Heights Community Center, Millennium Room-C. The address is 2300 McKelvey Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043.  An invitation was extended for members of the SAR to attend this event as the SAR meant so much to Milan.  It was requested that anyone that would be attending to send an RSVP to his brother Stan Paddock. 


Milan was a descendant of the Honorable Gaius Orville Paddock (1826-1936).  Gaius Paddock was elected to serve as a delegate to the meeting on 30 April 1889 in New York at Fraunce’s Tavern.  After a two-day session, the National Society, SAR (NSSAR) came into being and Gaius Paddock of St. Louis was elected as Treasurer (Treasurer General).  He was a founding member of the Missouri Society, SAR (MOSSAR) – State Member Number 41. Gaius Paddock is buried in the Paddock-Flagg Cemetery, Moro, Madison County, Illinois. 


Milan became an SAR Member through MOSSAR Spirit of St. Louis Chapter on February 2, 2007.  He became a dual member of the Fernando de Leyba Chapter on October 8, 2012.  He became a full member of the Fernando de Leyba Chapter in February 2017. 


Milan earned a B.A. in Accounting (1963 – 1965) at Fullerton College and a B.S. Degree in Business and Data Processing (1965 – 1967) at California State Polytechnic University-Pomona.  He was a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), experienced in providing Business Continuity Planning for corporations and Government Agencies. He had extensive experience in IS, along with the analysis, design and implementation of business continuity plans. Directed many successful D/R recovery exercises, which included LAN, mainframe, mid-range, and network environments. He had been published in the Disaster Recovery Journal.  He provided home owners with personalized Disaster Recovery plans.  In 2010 he started his own consulting practice in disaster recovery, He previously was employed by SRA International, Inc. and IMTAS.   

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