William Guy Mullett, 86, of Pilot Grove, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Katy Manor in Pilot Grove.
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He was born July 4, 1926, in Springfield, MO to William Clarence and Nellie Lusk Mullett. He was married to Louise Williams on August 2, 1953 in Stover, MO. William was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean Conflict. During WW II, he served in the European Theatre with the4 745thTank Battalion and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He then farmed in Cooper County until losing his sight around 1980.
He was a member of the American Legion, served as Deacon of his church, and was the former President of the Pilot Grove Cemetery Association. He was also a member of the Wallace Lodge # 456.
Survivors include his wife Louise of the home, his sons-Mike (Coralee) Mullett of Boonville and Jeff (Donna) Mullett of Columbia and grandchildren-Michael Storm Mullett, Matthew James Orf, Jessica (James) Vollmer, Jared (April) Mullett and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Mullett will be held Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Pilot Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove.
Memorials are suggested to the National Federation of the Blind of Missouri, or the memorial of your choice.
Published in Boonville Daily News from Dec. 6 to Dec. 14, 2012