RIP: Burnley Derek Mills Aka Rocky Mills Death At 80
Derek Mills died on Thursday morning, June 29, 2022, at his residence. The legendary clarets fan has died suffering from natural causes, which has not been published on social media. He was in his eighties, as per the Burnley Express.
The news of his death has been confirmed by the Burney Football Club's fans. They have gone poured their love into the late legend.
Justine Lorriman, the landlady at the Royal Dyche, writes out this morning: “Really sad to hear the passing of fellow Burnley fan Rocky Mills, the man who officially unveiled us as The Royal Dyche and a true legend amongst us Clarets! Thinking of his family at this sad time. A great man, we share some incredible memories and he will always be a Claret."
Dave Roberts has tweeted: "RIP Rocky (Derek Mills) Turf Moor will be a quieter place next season #twitterclarets "
Another fan on Twitter writes: "Rip Rocky Mills. Even though Rocky was the biggest dingle fan and I'm a Blackburn lad, I was at a time close to him and the family. It was an honor to be there when you renewed your wedding Vowles. Always took the time for me and had some great laughs in the past."