Robert Mullinix

Obituary of Robert E. Mullinix

Robert E. Mullinix, age 95, of Eldorado Street, Troy, NC died Monday, August 22, 2011 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, of Lenoir, NC. Mr. Mullinix was born April 24, 1916 in Montgomery County to Jesse and Stella Morris Mullinix. Mr. Mullinix was a self-employed merchant and a member of Uwharrie United Methodist Church of Troy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Marie Clayton Mullinix; brother, Marvin Mullinix; and sisters, Ruth Mullinix Lisenby and Thelma Mullinix Kearns. Survivors include one son, Robert E. Mullinix Jr. of Lenoir; two brothers, Bill Mullinix of Richfield, NC and Ted Mullinix of Lake Tillery, NC; one sister, Julia Saunders of Burlington, NC. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Pugh-Troy Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Street, Troy; other times at the Mullinix family homeplace, 167 Morton Rd., Troy, NC. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Uwharrie United Methodist Church, NC Hwy 109N, Troy conducted by Rev. William A. Saunders and Rev. Jack Luther. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Uwharrie United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Carolyn Morris, PO Box 8, Troy, NC 27371 or to the Hospice organization of your choice. Local arrangements by Pugh-Troy Funeral Home On line condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com
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