John Larry Mullins, age 67 passed away peacefully on October 7, 2014. He was a resident of Indianapolis and a former 60 year resident of Morgantown, having moved there when he was 7 years old. John was at home when he passed surrounded with those he loved most. His loving wife Kathie Rae (Sloan) Mullins, whom he married on May 20, 1976, along with his daughter Heather Lynn Mullins-Owens, grandson Alexander G. Preston-Owens, and brother Vance (Debbie) Mullins of Martinsville.
John was born June 8, 1947, in Cooper, KY, to the late Clarence B. and Fannie (Criswell) Mullins. He was a 1965 graduate of Morgantown High School and attended Lincoln College of Technology in Indianapolis. John served as a Buck Sergeant with United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He retired in 2005 as a laborer for Navistar in Indianapolis after 39 years of service, and was a member of the United Auto Workers Union Local 98 in Indianapolis.
He enjoyed riding motorcycles, working on mowers and bikes and was a fan of cowboy and war movies. John will be remembered for his storytelling and his addiction to buying and selling junk cars and trucks, as well as his regular guest appearances on Swap Shop.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother: Troy Mullins.
The Rev. Jeff Johnson will conduct a Celebration of Life service on Friday at 7:00 p.m.at the Fair Haven Christian Church, 1476 W. 300 S. in Franklin. Friends may call from 6:00 p.m. until time of service on Friday at the church. Military rites will be presented by the Martinsville American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guards. Funeral services have entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.
In lieu of flowers, John's family request memorial donations be made to the Shepherd Community Center, 4107 E. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46201.
Expressions of caring and kindness may be sent to the Mullins family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670