Joe A. Mullinax

May 1, 1937April 13, 2018

Mr. Joe A. Mullinax died peacefully at home on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Charlotte, NC at the age of 80 after a hard fought battle with lung cancer.

Joe was born on May 1, 1937 in Grover, NC to the late Charles A. Mullinax and Ruby Silver Mullinax. He married his high school sweetheart and is survived by his loving wife Patricia Hollifield Mullinax. Joe and Pat were married for 62 years. The couple have three children, Sheryl (Sherry) A. Madrack (Bernie) of Glendora NJ, Joe A. Mullinax Jr (Eydie) of Jessup MD and Timothy A. Mullinax (Becky) of Vacaville CA. He attended Jacksonville University where he studied Chemical Engineering.

Joe had a very successful career and held several positions with FMC Corporation living in numerous states as well as Wilber Ellis Co. in Fresno CA specializing in agriculture chemicals. Joe and Pat had a wonderful life making a lot of nice friends wherever they lived. In addition to his wife and children he is survived by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Carole Gantt (Ken) of Shelby, NC and Susan Martin (Donald) of Ellenboro, NC and brother Jack Mullinax (Marie) of Iberia, Missouri. And lastly, his little four legged friend Melvin who was his constant companion 24 hours a day.

Joe is preceded in death by sisters Kathy Price and Mary Cline, brother Charles Mullinax and his grandson Michael Mullinax.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Forest Lawn West Funeral Home, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte NC on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Receiving of friends will be held at 2:00 pm with Funeral Services at 3:00 pm officiated by Gene Boatwright and Steve Taylor. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice & Palliative Care, Charlotte Region at PO Box 470408, Charlotte, NC 28247 .


  • Visitation Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Memorial Service Saturday, April 21, 2018

Joe A. Mullinax

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May 28, 2018

I am very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in God's Word that promises the last enemy, death, will be brought to nothing (1 Cor. 15:26) and the hope of being reunited with those whom have fallen asleep. (John 5:28,29)

Carole Gantt

April 17, 2018

My sweet brother was the sweetest brother I could ever ask for. Rest In Peace Joe. See you later.

Donna Simon

April 17, 2018

Sherry and Family my heartfelt sympathy at this time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May you find peace being with those around you.
HUGS!!! Donna