Roger was born June 24, 1957, in Cabarrus County, son of the late Johnny Howard Mullis and Sarah Alice Smith Mullis.
He was of the Baptist faith, was a truck driver and was educated in the Cabarrus County Schools.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Debra Renee Thomason Mullis, whom he married Sept. 21, 2007; one daughter, Tasha Mullis of Concord; three step-sons, Justin Nance of Harrisburg, Richard Shane Thomason of Kannapolis, and Robert Lane Thomason of Concord; a step-daughter, Savannah Nance of Kannapolis; two brothers, Bobby Ray Mullis of Harrisburg and Terry Dean Mullis of Concord; a sister, Vanessa Smith of South Carolina; and nine grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Friday, March 16, at 2 p.m. at Carolina Memorial Park, conducted by Revs. Jimmy Bartley and Victor Dobner.
The family will receive friends at 400 Plaza Dr., Harrisburg, following the memorial service. Carolina Cremation of Salisbury is assisting the Mullis family, and online condolences may be sent to mycarolinacremation. com.