Charles F. Mullins

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Charles Mullins

Charles Mullins

1921-2016
Charles F. Mullins, 94, of Gardner, KS passed away March 19, 2016 at Sunrise Senior Living of Overland Park, KS.

Graveside Service with military honors 1:30 pm Fri., March 25, 2016 at Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Charles will be in state from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Thur., March 24 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS. Condolences may be left at http://www.brucefuneralhome.com

Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111.

Charles was born September 5, 1921 in Crowder, OK to William and Frances Edith (Sewell) Mullins. He grew up in Muskogee, OK where he graduated from Central High School in 1941. Charles married Kathleen E. Wood on Sept. 4, 1943 in Muskogee, OK. He served in the US Army during WWII in the European Theater. After marriage they lived in Ft. Smith, AR and then moved to Fayetteville where they lived for 42 years. Charles was a jeweler for 22 years at Underwood’s Jewelry in Fayetteville. They moved to Gardner in 2006 to be close to their family. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed the Gardner Golf Course. Charles will be dearly missed by family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Marie and Grace. Charles is survived by his wife, Kathleen, of the home; daughters, Jo and husband David Lerch, Derby, KS and Margaret and husband Joseph Bonney, Olathe, KS; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

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