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Mullis, Ray Daniel

Ray Daniel Mullis

Mr. Mullis, of Charlotte, died Thursday, January 6, 2011 at his residence.

A graveside service will be held 3:00 P.M. Sunday, January 9 at Evergreen Burial Park in Mint Hill.

A native of Mecklenburg County, Ray was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, having served during World War II. He was self-employed at R.D. Mullis Upholstery and later opened Central Food and Beverage, which he operated until his retirement. Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Clyde Mullis, a daughter, Peggy Sue Manus and a daughter-in-law, Elaine Mullis.

Surviving are a daughter, Chichi Keziah and husband, Julius, of Harrisburg; two sons, Steven Mullis of Huntersville and Randy Mullis and wife, Lynn, of Spartanburg, SC; a son-in-law, Monk Manus of Hemby Bridge; a sister, Dot Hagler of Mint Hill; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Lake Norman, 705 Griffith Street, Suite 203, Davidson, NC 28036.

Arrangements are by McEwen Funeral Service, Mint Hill Chapel.

Published in Charlotte Observer from January 8 to January 9, 2011

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