Mills Lane (Mills Bee Lane III) was an American boxing referee and professional boxer born on November 12, 1937, in Savannah, Georgia.
Mills Lane Career
Mills Lane was a two-term Washoe County, Nevada, District Court Judge, and television personality. He was best known for having officiated several major heavyweight championship boxing matches in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.
On June 9, 2013, he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and also the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on August 10 of the same year. Mills Lane is also known for starring in the syndicated court show Judge Mills Lane.
Mills Lane Cause Of Death
Mills Lane died on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, in Reno, Nevada, United States. The cause of his demise is not yet known. However, he suffered a stroke in March 2002 which left him partially paralyzed and virtually unable to speak.
Mills Lane Cause Age
Mills Lane was born on November 12, 1937. He celebrated his 85th birthday on Saturday, November 12, 2022, before he died in December of the same year.
Mills Lane Height
The late Mills Lane stood at a height of 1.87m
Mills Lane Education
Lane attended Middlesex School in Concord, Massachusetts, where he played American football as a linebacker and ice hockey as a goaltender. Lane joined the United States Marine Corps in 1956 and was discharged in 1959. Subsequently, he enrolled at the University of Nevada, Reno. He graduated with a business degree in 1963.
Mills Lane Wife
Mills Lane is survived by Kaye Pierce. The two have been married for many decades. They tied the knot in the year 1980 and were blessed with 2 sons
Mills Lane Children
Mills Lane is survived by 2 children. They are Terry Lane and Tommy Lane. Terry is Mills's 1st child and his 2nd child is Tommy Lane who was born in 1986.
Mills Lane Funeral
The family of the late Mills is yet to announce his final funeral rites.
Mills Lane Net Worth
At the time of death, the former American boxing referee, Mills Lane had an estimated Net Worth of $3 million.