Cedric McMillan, a world-class bodybuilder and former U.S. Army teacher at Fort Jackson in South Carolina, died earlier this week, in response to a number of reviews. He was 44.
Generation Iron and RXMuscle each reported McMillan’s loss of life. According to Generation Iron, McMillan suffered a coronary heart assault whereas he was figuring out on a treadmill.
“Cedric, a truly great bodybuilder and one of the most entertaining to ever grace the stage, will be remembered for his generosity toward his fans. He gave his time and energy toward connecting and inspiring, completely aware of his stature as a bodybuilding icon,” RXMuscle wrote on Facebook on Tuesday.
“Cedric was an American hero, who was proud to be an American and to serve his nation in our armed forces. We will always remember his service to our nation.
“A dedicated family man, Cedric was a pure inspiration for bodybuilders and people to look up to.”
Fellow bodybuilder Kai Green additionally paid tribute to McMillan on his Instagram account.
“Feeling uneasy with the news of your sudden departure from this dimension to the next. @cedricmcmillan was a father, a friend, a competitor, a man of uniform, a man of many hats who always knew how to make other people laugh and make everyone around him feel like family,” he wrote Tuesday.
McMillan received the Arnold Classic in 2017 and completed in sixth place within the Arnold Classic Columbus in 2020.
In November, McMillan opened up about coronary heart and respiration points possible brought on by COVID-19. He advised Generation Iron he was placed on life assist. He had been optimistic about returning to the aggressive bodybuilding scene.