Milford was born on January 5, 1917, to Glee and Glenn Billhimer. He has lived in the South Bend area all his life. On May 31, 1941, he married Mary Ullery. They have two children, Patricia Locke and Glenn Curtiss Billhimer. They have four grandchildren, Mark, Tom, Amy and Jeff, and two great-grandchildren, Amber and Cameron. He retired from Bendix and served in the Navy during WW II. A party was held to celebrate this amazing milestone.