Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service

186 Shelton Shop Road, Stafford, VA


Joseph Edwin Chittum Jr.

November 24, 1932March 23, 2020

Joseph Edwin Chittum, Jr., 87 of Stafford passed away on Monday March 23, 2020 at Mary Washington Hospital. He was U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a volunteer with Stafford County Fire & Rescue. He is survived by his daughter, Sharon Harmon; brother, O’dell Chittum; and two sisters, Avis Lovell and Mary Rautio; six grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred; two sons, Bruce and Tommy Chittum; two brothers, Paul and Daniel Chittum; and one grandson Benjamin Chittum. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, a service and interment will take place in Quantico National Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences may be made at www.mullinsthompsonstafford.com


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Jerry and Linda Cartwright

May 1, 2020

We thought you were an amazing neighbor for 17 years. You were always so helpful and kind and Jerry always loved having coffee with you from time to time and discussing life. You will be missed.

Lisa Dawn Taylor

April 29, 2020

I’ve know Joe for almost 40 yrs. He would always remind me to send him our Co2 event flyers or call him because he didn’t want to miss anything. Joe was always so sweet and took time to always ask how everyone was doing. He had a heart 🧡 of gold. Our events will never be the same without you Joe. It was a true honor to know you and serve next to you at Co2. Rest In Peace and thank you for your service 🇺🇸.

Dawn Frey

April 19, 2020

Im so sorry for the loss of this wonderful man. I remember him fondly, with our good friend Tommy. He was a kind and gentle man. So very sad to hear. Prayers to all of his family during this very difficult time.

Rick & Debbi Scites

April 18, 2020

Papa Joe was a kind man and a true gentleman, he always put others before himself and truly loved his family. He will undoubtedly be missed. We are genuinely sorry for your loss. May his memory be eternal.

Teresa McDonald

April 18, 2020

My memories of Joe are how kind , gracious, and giving of himself all the time. He was a true veteran always looking for was to help.
The memories we hold of him in our hearts we carry with us.
Love the Johnny Mac family.

Bonnie Jemkins

April 8, 2020

I was so sad to hear Joe passed away. He was such a gentle soul. I met him when my husband was alive and ran at the Co. 2 firehouse.He was always pleasant and friendly. You will be missed . RIP, Joe.

Brittany Weathers

April 7, 2020

I love you more then anything ❤️

God saw him getting tired, and a cure was not to be so he put his arms around him and whispered “come to me” with tearful eyes we watched him suffer, and saw him slowly fade away. Although we loved him dearly, we could not make him stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands to rest, God broke our hearts to prove to us, he only takes the best🦋😇

I know you aren’t in pain anymore! This isn’t goodbye it’s See you later ❤️😭 watch over us!

May you now Rest In Peace ❤️❤️❤️😭

Carla Gordon

April 6, 2020

Papa chittum we called him. I spent a lot of time on Chittum mountain. lots of good times working on Volkswagens riding around. Going to pick up Tommy. You were truly a great man. You and Granny always treated me like family. You will be truly missed. Until we meet again.

Kimberly Earle

April 4, 2020

RIP Grandaddy 😢 I have many fond childhood memories of you and granny when I use to visit with Jennifer or "frog" as Tommy would say 😢 Going for rides in the station wagon and I'll never forget "Fred and Ethel " the turkeys 😂 especially when they came after me. You were a great man and you will truly be missed.

Jennifer Garland

April 4, 2020

We love you and miss you so very much Grandaddy. I’m so grateful that my kids got to spend so much time with you and will have so many wonderful memories just like me. 💙


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