ROY A. MULLINS

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Roy Agie Mullins, 74, went to be with the Lord on De­cem­ber 2, 2018, at his home in Church Road, VA, af­ter fight­ing a dif­fi­cult battle with can­cer. Born in Buchan­nan Co., VA, he was the son of the late Haze and Goldie Mullins. Roy was a lov­ing hus­band, fa­ther, grand­fa­ther and a friend to all who knew him. Roy had a pas­sion for his coun­try and served it well by de­vot­ing 21 years in the United States Army, re­tir­ing in 1982. Upon his re­tire­ment from the Army he went on to work in the con­struc­tion in­dus­try for many years. He en­joyed hunt­ing, fish­ing, gar­den­ing and spend­ing count­less hours with his grand­chil­dren.

Roy is sur­vived by his lov­ing wife of 54 years, Carol Mullins, whom he af­fec­tion­ately re­ferred to as his “Cup­cake;” two daugh­ters, Teresa Brock­well (John) of Peters­burg and Amy Lam­bert (P.D.) of Church Road; and two de­voted grand­chil­dren, Caitlin Brock­well of Rich­mond and Jimmy Pic­colo of Din­wid­die.

A fu­neral ser­vice will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 6, 2018, at the Din­wid­die Chapel of J.T. Mor­riss & Son Fu­neral Home. In­ter­ment with full mil­i­tary hon­ors will fol­low at 3:00 p.m. at the Vir­ginia Veterans Ceme­tery at Amelia, 10300 Pridesville Rd., Amelia Court House, VA 23002. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 5, 2018, at the fu­neral home. In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions may be made to St. Jude Chil­dren’s Re­search Hos­pi­tal, P.O. Box 2151, Mem­phis, TN 38101 in mem­ory of Roy Mullins. Con­do­lences may be reg­is­tered at www. jt­mor­riss.com.

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