OBITUARY

Edward Grayson Mullins, Sr.

June 14, 1928October 6, 2020

Edward Grayson Mullins, Sr., 92, of Ashland, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, October 6, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice M. Mullins; stepson, Bryant Keith Hanson; sister, Ester Lowry. Edward is survived by his children, Edward Grayson Mullins, Jr. (Carol), Teresa M. Martin (Doug), Robin L. Gibson (Kevin), Susan H. Stanley (James), Rhonda H. Mills (Ronnie); grandchildren, James Mullins, Jonathan Martin, Ashley Martin, Chase Gibson, Ashley Mills, Kristen Hanson; 7 great-grandchildren and numerous friends, to include, Dorothy, Sonny and Rhonda. Edward was a retired Millwright from DuPont and was a member of Corinth Christian Church. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, attending Bluegrass and Big Band Festivals, traveling with family and friends, and he was a great story teller of the many adventures of his life, and he loved spending time with his family and friends. He was also a part of the “Great Generation” serving in the Navy during WWII, retiring a Senior Chief Petty Officer. The family will receive friends Noon to 2 PM Tuesday, at Nelsen Funeral Home-Reid Chapel, 412 S. Washington HWY, where his service will follow at 2 PM. Interment will be in Signal Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Starke Behavioral & Health Association (Special Olympics) 960 Woodmans Rd, Crewe, VA 23930.

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  • He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice M. Mullins; stepson, Bryant Keith Hanson; sister, Ester Lowry. Edward is survived by his children, Edward Grayson Mullins, Jr. (Carol), Teresa M. Martin (Doug), Robin L. Gibson (Kevin), Susan H. Stanley (James), Rhonda H. Mills (Ronnie); grandchildren, James Mullins, Jonathan Martin, Ashley Martin, Chase Gibson, Ashley Mills, Kristen Hanson; 7 great-grandchildren and numerous friends, to include, Dorothy, Sonny and Rhonda.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

  • Interment

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

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Raine Brown

October 9, 2020

Poppa moon always was a friendly person and would always be the first one to help or even listen to you anytime. He always showed everyone love and respect and wouldn’t mind doing anything for you and he loved his neighbors and he would give you advice with out being judge mental at all. Poppa moon will be def missed and I can’t believe he is gone the neighborhood will never be the same bless you poppa moon hope you and Butch are enjoying so wonderful times in heaven with that wonderful crazy fun Ham

Love,
Raine

Angela Dillard Rook

October 9, 2020

Moon was a sweet man and we loved talking to him and hearing his stories. He was someone we looked forward to shaking hands with on Sundsys. One of the last of the Greatest Generation. He always had a smile for you. Rest easy Moon, hope you are enjoying that big Daytona race in heaven.
Love,
The Rook Family

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