Joseph A. Mullins, 56, Lake Helmerich Village

Joseph A. Mullins, 56, of Lake Helmerich Village in Holland, passed away at 8:46 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at home, surrounded by his fiancé and his sons.

He was born in Vincennes on September 18, 1962, to Robert P. and Dolores M. (Brawdy) Mullins.

Joe was truck driver for many years, his career spanning Jasper Engines, Kimball International, and Styline Transportation. 

He was a graduate of the Loogootee High School Class of 1981, served in the Indiana Army National Guard, and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Huntingburg.

He enjoyed camping with friends, hunting, fishing, 4-wheeling, kayaking, and working around the house. 

Surviving are his fiancé, Kelly Kluesner of Lake Helmerich Village; two sons, Chris Mullins (Kesha), and Kyle Mullins (Emily), both of Jasper; one stepson, Jesse Kluesner, Jasper; five grandchildren,  Laine, Nolan, Hayden, Rylan and Peyton Mullins; and two brothers, Robert W. Mullins (Phyllis), Loogootee, and Donald Mullins (Cindy), Shoals.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Funeral services for Joe Mullins will be held at  6 p.m. on Friday, February 1, 2019, at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, with burial to follow at a later date. Pastor Ryan Stiles will officiate.

A visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 6 p.m. service time on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family.

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