Gene Mullin, 84, died Friday, January 18, 2013, in Baton Rouge.
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Gene was a native of Port Arthur, Texas, and lived in Sulphur since 1969. He graduated with a masters degree from Stephen F. Austin University. He loved fishing and football and served as a football official for high schools and for McNeese State University. Gene was very active politically, campaigning at all levels and was a member of the Southland Field Airport Board, Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Board of Economic Developement for Sulphur and Lake Charles, and the Burton Coliseum Board. He retired from Gulf States Utilities after more than 40 years.
Survivors include his daughter, Kathy Mullin of Baton Rouge.
He is preceded in death by his wife Faye Mullin.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, January 23, at Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. A private burial will be held on Thursday in Texas. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Gene and Faye Football Scholarship Fund at The SFA Alumni Association at P.O. Box 6096, SFA Station, Nacogdoches, Texas 75962.
Published in Southwest Daily News on Jan. 23, 2013