Kevin Ray Mullins
19 July 1981 - 16 June 1982
s/o Glenn Ray "Buddy" Mullins &
Teresa K. Chapman
The Herald Banner
October 28, 2009
Glenn "Buddy" Mullins
DENISON - Glenn Ray "Buddy" Mullins of Denison, 57 year-old retired
truck driver for Yellow Freight, went to be with his Lord and Savior on
Monday, Oct. 26, 2009 after bravely fighting a battle with cancer.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 at Cherry
Mound Cemetery east of Denison. Rev. Rick Ring, minister of Yarnaby Assembly
of God in Yarnaby, Okla., will officiate and arrangements are under the
direction of Waldo Funeral Home.
Buddy was born Feb. 3, 1952 in Sherman to parents Ray and Dorothy
Bell Mullins. He grew up in Southmayd, was a member of Southmayd Baptist
Church and attended Southmayd and Sadler schools, graduating with the class
of 1970. He married Teresa Chapman on May 12, 1980 in Sherman.
He was employed by Red Ball Freight of Sherman until joining Yellow
Freight where he retired in July 2009 after 33 years of service.
Buddy, his sister's name choice, meant "close friend", "comrade in
arms", "partner", "companion", especially one of a pair that watches over another
to protect them from harm. Whether it was his wife, sons, family, friend
or stranger, this name describes the person Buddy was in relationships
to others throughout his life. This loving and devoted man will be truly
Whether cruising in his collection of vehicles, enjoying the quiet
serene comfort of the home and garden setting he and his wife designed,
watching NASCAR and his favorite sports teams, or eating Teresa's home-cooked
foods with pets at his side, or being with his family, that was his life.
Home was where his heart was.
Surviving are his wife, Teresa of Denison; son, Travis of Denison;
son, K.C. and wife Kristen of Seattle, Wash.; sister, Betty Hinsley of
Whitesboro; nephew, Michael Hinsley and wife Rachel and great-nephews,
Max and Jack Hinsley of Sadler; stepmother, Inez Mullins of Whitesboro;
stepsisters, Betty Johnson of Quitman, Ark., Sue Cravens of Whitesboro,
Jean Oliver of Sherman, Marion Hite of Collinsville; stepbrothers, Johnny
Cravens of Whitesboro and Mike Cravens of Ector; numerous aunts, uncles
He was preceded in death by his parents Ray and Dorothy Mullins,
sister Kathy Mullins and son Kevin Mullins.
The family will receive friends from 6 -8 p.m. Wednesday evening
at Waldo Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Home Hospice of Grayson
County, 505 W. Center St., Sherman, TX 75090.