Robert "Gene" Mullins, Jr.
07-17-2018

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Robert “Gene” Mullins, Jr. age 44 of Telford passed into the loving arm of Jesus on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center surrounded by those he loved the most. Gene was a 1992 graduate of David Crockett High School. He received his Associate Degree in engineering from Northeast State Community College. Gene spent 19 years at Hexpol Compounding where he worked as the maintenance planner and environmentalist.
Gene was proceeded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bernie and Gladys Hensley; paternal grandparents, Charles Kay and Maxie Mullins; aunt Anna Ruth Gann.
Gene never meet a stranger, always had a smile on his face and had a huge heart for kids. He was the head coach of the West View School girls’ basketball team and an assistant coach of East Tennessee 04 14u Crush softball team. Gene was the president of Washington College Ruritan where he spent numerous hours making sure that local children had a place to share in his sports passion. Gene was a member of Jackson Park Church of the Brethren.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 22 years, Heather Mathes Mullins; his daughter and pride and joy, Amelia Lesa Mullins of the home; his parents, Gene and Linda Mullins of Jonesborough; mother and father- in-law, Erwin and Lesa Mathes of Chuckey; Aunt, Evelyn Kirby of Baytown, TX; cousins, Stephanie Thibodaux (Neal) of Baytown, TX and Walter Kirby (Mary) of Baytown, TX; special friends: Janet, Jeff, Hunter, and Hayden Hartman of Greeneville, Jeremy Dykes and members of the 2018 West View Girls Basketball Team, and numerous other close friends and family.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to his wonderful nurse Heather Crumley, the excellent doctors and nurses at VUMC, especially Dr. John French.
Gene was looking forward to watching his favorite player, Amelia, start her high school basketball career. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to South Greene High School Athletics, 7469 Asheville Highway, Greeneville, TN 37743 or Jackson Park Church of the Brethren Building Fund, 100 Oakgrove Avenue, Jonesborough, TN 37659.
Visitation will be at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, Saturday, July 21st from 4pm– 7pm with service following with Rev. Jeremy Dykes officiating.
Graveside will be Sunday, July 22nd at 1pm at Asbury Cemetery on Bailey Bridge Rd.
Pallbearers will be: Neal Thibodaux, Jordan Fox, Toby Waddle, Steve Cox, Seth Kibelbek, Adam Hylton, Carl Justice, John Lewis and Brian Wallen. Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Young and Hexpol Compounding Maintenance Department and Employees.











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EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES
07-24-2018 Brenda White
Heather I’m so sad to hear this . God Bless U & Amelia !! All of the family will be in my prayers !!
07-22-2018 Wilma Blankenship
I am so sorry to hear about Gene, he will be greatly missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
07-22-2018 Mary and David Gillette Sr
Dear Gene and family, Just wanted you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so very sorry for your loss we pray God will cradle you in His loving arms . If you need anything just let us know Love David and Mary Gillette Sr
07-22-2018 Mary and David Gillette Sr
Dear Gene and family, Just wanted you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so very sorry for your loss we pray God will cradle you in His loving arms . If you need anything just let us know Love David and Mary Gillette Sr
07-21-2018 Mike and Stacy Gilliam
May the good Lord wrap his arms around you in peace and love. We are praying for your family. We are here if you need anyting.
07-21-2018 Scottie and Miranda Arrowood
Our condolences to you Heather and Amelia. We are so sorry for your lose. Gene was an awesome friend of mine and a great coach to Miranda. We are out of town and will not be able to attend the services. We are a phone call away if theres anything we can do you.
07-20-2018 Lois Roberts
Dear Family My heart is grieving with you and MANY prayers going up for you all!!
07-20-2018 Lois Roberts
Dear Family My heart is grieving with you and MANY prayers going up for you all!!I go to Church with Gene at Grace and our Church Family loves him dearly!!!! We are all certainly loving and praying for each of you dear family!!! Love in Christ, Lois Roberts
07-20-2018 Sharon Wishon Iva McCrary
We are so sorry for your loss. We know words don't mean much right now, but we will be praying for your family. Our hearts break for you. Sharon Wishon Iva McCrary
07-20-2018 Teresa Milhorn
i am so sorry for the loss of your great son and husband Gene Mullis jr will be great missed alot .i got to church with little Gene at Grace free will baptist church .so sorry for your loss on your all son
07-19-2018 Joan Hylton Miller
Heather and Amelia, my deepest thoughts are of you both at this time. I have been where you are now and I find that with time the pain gets softer but the memories stay strong so grab those memories and cherish them forever. I will be out of town during the funeral service but my thoughts, prayers and love will be with you. Your family is such a special memory for me and I love all of you. I am so sorry that you are having to go through this. Love, Joan Miller
07-19-2018 Buck & Margarett
Gene,Linda,Heather& Amelia, Our hearts are sadden by the death of your precious son,Husband & Dad. I have no words that could possible make you feel any better, all I can say is I'm thankful he knew our Master Jesus Christ and from what I am hearing Gene spread a lot of love to many people. He preached his own funeral by the love he shared in this life. I will continue to pray for your family.I know God will give you all the strenght to face these trials. Love to each of you.
07-19-2018 Melissa Proffitt France
I am so sorry to hear Gene was so sick. Prayers to your family. Linda I am so sorry. Scott and I spent alot of time at your house growing up. Please know we are thinking about you all.
07-19-2018 Edward Laws
Attended High School with Gene at Crockett. He was always fun to be around and made the classes we had together easier to get through them with his humor! I am very sorry to hear has passed! Prayers for all of You, His Family during this difficult time!
07-19-2018 Shay Hammett
Linda, my family & I send our thoughts & prayers to your family during this difficult time. Gene was always a friend to me. He will be greatly missed.

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