Patrick E. Mullen, 73, Jonesboro, passed away at Marion General Hospital on Monday, January 3, 2022. He was born in Marion, Indiana, on January 4, 1948, to the late Lester and Dolores (Holloway) Mullen.
Pat graduated from Fairmount High School with the class of 1966. After graduation, he joined the United States Marine Corps. He served his country four years, one of those years being in Viet Nam.
Pat married his loving wife, Margaret Cumbey on May 29, 1971. They spent 50 years together raising a family, traveling the United States, and serving their community through their church.
Pat was a hard worker who retired from the VA Hospital after 25 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved being outdoors.
Pat was a generous friend, always helping family and friends in need with odd jobs, moving, and construction projects. He was an adoring husband, loving and kind father, doting grandpa. He shared his wisdom, time, and attention with his family.
He was an active member of the Fairmount Baptist Church, where he held several offices throughout the years. He was a believer in Jesus Christ and lived that out as an example to others.
He was an active member of the Marine Corps League, holding the office of Chaplain. He was a member of the Honor Guard that provided gun salutes to our fallen veterans. He never wanted any veteran to be forgotten.
He will be greatly missed by his wife Margie, daughter Julie (Paul) Wallace, son James Mullen, grandson Braeden Mullen, three sisters: Beth Gugel, Kay Watson, and Phyllis Skeens, and one brother Donny (SuzAnne) Mullen.
Preceding him in death was one brother Ronnie Mullen, and three brothers-in-law: Tom Gugel, Dick Watson, and Tim Skeens.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Fairmount Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 415 S. Main Street, Fairmount, Indiana. Services for Patrick will be held at the Fairmount Baptist Church, 1201 N Main St, Fairmount, Indiana on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Visitation will be from 11 AM-1 PM with the funeral service at 1 PM with Pastor Jeff Horstman officiating. Burial will be at Park Cemetery in Fairmount. Face masks will be required at the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Marine Corp. League in care of the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.armeshuntfuneralhome.com
"Dear Margie, Jimmy &Julie,
We are so sorry for your loss. Please accept our condolences. May you find a sense of peace, beyond your own understanding, in the knowledge that others are lifting you and your family up in prayer. God bless you at this time and always. Love, Sherry and Paul Baker"
"So sorry to hear of Pat?s passing. Thinking of you Margie & your family. Carolyn ( Jones ) Lowe "
"Margie, Julie, James and Family: My sincerest and deepest sympathy for your loss."
"Uncle Pat was a great man. Quiet and steady, which I can relate to. I always saw him at Aunt Margie?s side. He was obviously dedicated to her. I remember seeing pictures of that blue Ford pickup that crashed into a train. To a little kid, that was the coolest thing that he walked away from that! He also had a cool 58 chevy, a Jeep, and Impala SS - cars that made him cool in my book. Every time we visited he had some project underway or finished. Steady, calm, faithful, handy are how I will always remember uncle Pat."