Forest Mullins, 74
Forest E. Mullins, 74, of Gallipolis, died Saturday morning, Dec. 22, 2012, at the SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth. Born Oct. 5, 1938 in Elizabeth Township, Lawrence County, Ohio. He was the son of the late Carl Herman and Freda Cook Mullins. In addition to his parents, Forest was preceded by a brother, Ralph Mullins.
Forest was a retired contractor and developer. He was a United State Navy Veteran. A life member of the American Legion, and a member of the Gallipolis Elks Lodge.
He is survived by, a son, Steve (Kathy) Mullins of Chillicothe, a daughter, Debbie (Steve) Caudill of Hilliard. Five grandchildren, Matt (Angie) Shinkle, Erik Mullins, Sara Mullins, Jimmy Caudill and Meghan Caudill. Brothers and Sisters, Bob (Johnnie) Mullins, Sonny (Sherry) Mullins, Elmer (Judy) Mullins, John (Nancy) Mullins, Ron (Angie) Mullins, Wanda (Richard) Burton, and Audrey McGinnis all of Wheelersburg. Also surviving is numerous, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at St. John Lutheran Church 5600 Junior Furnace-Powellsville Road, Franklin Furnace, Ohio, with Rev. Carl Beck officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home 810 Second Ave., Gallipolis, Ohio, on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. and at the church on Thursday one hour prior to services.
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