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Norman John MullinsNovember 12, 1933 ~ September 20, 2017 (age 83)
Mr. Norman John Mullins, 83, husband of the late Ruth Lois Mullins and a resident of Riverside Shore Rehabilitation Center, in Parksley, VA, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.
Born November 12, 1933 in Richmond Hills, Queens, NY, he was a son of the late Frank Mullins and Florence Yeager Mullins. Norman briefly served his country in the United States Navy. For many years, he worked for a couple different airlines in the ramp services area at JFK Airport, and later worked at Sperry Corp., a government contracting company. In the late 80’s, Norman and Ruth retired to the Eastern Shore where they enjoyed countless days fishing and boating and became members of the Atlantic United Methodist Church. Married nearly sixty years, Norman and Ruth adored one another and were devoted and caring parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents who will be greatly missed and forever remembered.
Norman is survived by his four children, Susan Flora and husband James of Patchogue, NY; Terry Merksamer and husband Marc of Brentwood, NY, Viki House and husband Paul of Atlantic, VA, and William Mullins and wife Mary Anna of New Church; sister, Honey Ryan and husband Jack of Wantagh, NY; seven grandchildren, Jimmy Flora, Michael House, Joshua Merksamer, Felicia Genova, Daniel Merksamer, Brandy Lynne Clark, and Rachael Mullins; three great-grandsons, Gage, Dimitri, and Zarek; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at the Atlantic United Methodist Church on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., with The Reverend Arum Kim officiating.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6350 Center Drive, Suite 102, Norfolk, VA 23502 or online at www.alz.org.
Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.
Alzheimer's Association, Southeastern Virginia Chapter
6350 Center Drive, Suite 102, Norfolk VA 23502