Lonnie R. "Moon" Mullins Sr., 88, of Muncie, Ind., passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Ball Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
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Lonnie was born in Rockwood on July 6, 1925, the son of Thomas Henry and Lucy Caroline Kries Mullins, and attended Tennessee schools.
Mr. Mullins worked for 25 years at Marhoeffer Meat Packing. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Parker City, Ind., and a member of Laborers Union Local 1112.
Survivors include the mother of four of his children, Claudine Eberle, Muncie; his children, Phyllis Layne (husband Wendell), Muncie, Teresa Sherwood, Muncie, Doris Buck (husband Allen), Lynn, Ind., Lonnie R. Mullins Jr. (wife Cheryl), Losantville, Ind., and Lucy Mullins, Muncie; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a wife; a son, Thomas Mullins; four brothers, Clyde, Clifford, Johnny and Cecil Mullins; four sisters, Marie Mullins, Dorothy Gallahar, Edith Nance and Irene Monroe; and a grandson, Wendell Layne Jr.
Services will be at 3 p.m. in Old Mount Pisgah Church in Rockwood Thursday, April 10, with Pastor David Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Pisgah Cemetery next to the church. Friends may call at Parson Mortuary, Muncie, from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, or one hour prior to service time at the church.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.parsonmortuary.com.
Parson Mortuary Inc
801 West Adams Street Muncie, IN 47305
Published in Roane County News on Apr. 9, 2014