William Mullins

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Retired USAF CMSgt. William Mullins, 86, of Belleville, IL, born May 30, 1933, in Liberty, MS, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

William served in the United States Air Force for 30 years, retiring as a Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt). While serving in the Air Force he received the Bronze Star, the Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters and many more medals through the years. Following retirement, he worked in civil service for 14 years at the Defense Communication Agency. William was not only devoted to his country but also to his loving wife of 66 years, whom he married on August 23, 1952.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Lorraine, nee Forman, Mullins; and a son, William Mullins Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Eunice, nee Gravelle, Mullins of Belleville, IL;
his son, Thomas Mullins and his partner Chris Schwartz of Macungie, PA;
his brother, Herman Mullins of Dayton, OH;
and his sister, Nancy Mullins of Swansea, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Donor’s choice.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. David Darin officiating.

Burial with military honors will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.


2 Comments on William Mullins

Gene Wiggins NARFE Chap. 1019 said : Guest Report Jun 04, 2019 at 3:22 PM

Sorry For Your Loss. Please accept this electronic message in lieu of a Sympathy Card. Local National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) volunteers provide help in reporting the death of any federal civilian retiree or a retiree’s spouse to proper authorities. They will explain the process as needed and if requested, can report the death to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM 888-767-6738) for you. They can also assist in filling out claim forms for survivor benefits and life insurance You may call either of our Service Officers, Jim Haley at 618 795-5174 or Dean Hemmer at 618 233-3819. If unable to reach either, you may call Gene Wiggins at 618 566-7980.

  • Mascoutah
  • IL
Sue Schmitt said : Guest Report Jun 04, 2019 at 1:38 AM

My sincerest condolences Thom to you and your family. Thank you to your family for your father's wonderful service to our country.

  • Wonder Lake
  • Illinois

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