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William H. Mullin Sr.

July 28, 1922 — December 9, 2021

William “Bill” H. Mullin, Sr., 99, of Columbus, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at his residence. Graveside services will be held at Parkhill Cemetery, 4161 Macon Road, Columbus, Georgia, on Monday, December 13, 2021, beginning at 2:00 PM with Rev. Charles Hasty officiating.

Bill was born on July 28, 1922, in Columbus, Georgia, to the late Al Dene Mullin and Emma Downing Mullin. He proudly served our country in the United States Army Air Corps and was a veteran of World War II. After his time in the military, Bill became self-employed working as an engineer in the contracting business. In his spare time, Bill enjoyed golf, fishing and playing bridge. Bill was an elder and deacon at First Presbyterian Church and joined Grace Presbyterian Church in 2015. He was also a member of the Kiwanis Club and Green Island Country Club.

Other than his parents, Bill is preceded in death by his wife, Gloria; sister, Helen Richards; brothers, Al Dene Mullin, Jr., Richard Mullin, and Hugh Mullin; and son-in-law, Edward “Paul” Dobbs, Jr.

Survivors include his daughters, Gloria Benedict (Jack), Elisabeth “Bebe” Dobbs, Patti Bush (John); son, William “Bill” H. Mullin, Jr. (Deborah); grandchildren, Kristi Pennington, Lori Benedict, Heather McLeod (Brian), John Bush, Jr., William “Will” Bush, Jimmy Bush, Brian Mullin (Kelly), and Matthew Mullin (Ali); great-grandchildren, Sarah Pennington, Anna Pennington, Kaleb McLeod, Andru McLeod, Corbin Mullin, Conley Mullin, Charlotte Mullin, Evelyn Mullin, and William Mullin.

The family would like to extend our heartfelt and sincere appreciation to Bill’s caretakers, Caroline Gibson and the staff of Gardens at Calvary.

Flowers will be accepted, or donations may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 4747, Columbus, Georgia 31914-0747.

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Monday, December 13, 2021

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