David O. Mullis
Mr. Mullis, 81, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2008 at Presbyterian Hospital.
A son of the late Henderson and Ellie Sharon Mullis, Bill was born October 7, 1926 in Monroe, NC. Following graduation from Benton Heights High School in Monroe, Mr. Mullis served in the US Navy during WWII and continued his association through the years with his military comrades as a member of the Paw Creek American Legion.
Prior to retirement, Mr. Mullis worked for GIMCO as a salesman of International trucks. He was also a member of Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church where he served as a deacon for many years. He is fondly remembered for his love of telling jokes and for his daily meetings with his friends at Bojangles.
Mr. Mullis’ family includes two sons, Ron Mullis (Brenda) of Fort Mill, SC and Don Mullis (Lee Ann) of Tallahassee, FL; three grandchildren, Marc Mullis (Robyn), Jennifer Cagle and Ali Mullis; and three great grandchildren, Tyler Mullis, Sammy Mullis and Gabbie Kate Guiterez.
His wife, Teenie Mullis, and his brother, Paul Mullis, preceded him in death.
The Mullis family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 at Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church. A service to celebrate Mr. Mullis’ life will follow in the church sanctuary at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be in Forest Lawn West Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Legion Post 353, 5651 Brookshire Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28216 or Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, 6701 Pleasant Grove Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216.
Arrangements are in the care of Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service, 4601 Freedom Drive (704.395.0055).
Published in Charlotte Observer from 6/16 to 6/17/2008
The breakfast club
June 17, 2008
June 16, 2008
Uncle Bill will be greatly missed. You and the rest of the family are in our prayers. Uncle Bill will always be rembered for his laughter. Take peace in knowing that he and your mom are back together again.
June 16, 2008
May the Lord bless you all and give you peace and strength through this difficult time.