Obituary of Tommy Joe Mullins, Sr.
Tommy Joe Mullins, Sr., passed away Friday, June 22, 2018. He was known as Peepaw to his family and Moose to his coworkers. He was born March 16, 1942 in Comesneil. Tommy was the type of man who never met a stranger, he was a servant of the people, and he would help anybody with just about anything. Tommy was a lineman with IBEW Local 2286 and he retired from Newtron Electrical. He loved going to the Friday night football games and watching his grandkids. He enjoyed fishing when he could find the time and watching old Westerns on television. Tommy loved the car races, including drag racing, and going to the dirt track in Beaumont. Tommy was a great man and he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Edilda Mullins; sisters, Nell Mobley, Mary Baker, and Doris Moseley; brother, Emmett Mullins, and Frank Page; and great-granddaughter, Nevaeh Butler.
Tommy is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Ann Mullins of Silsbee; children, Darla Leatherwood and husband, Bo of Silsbee, Joe Mullins and wife, Robin of Silsbee, Leo “Junior” Butler and wife, Angel of Mineral Wells, Ricky Mullins and wife, Laura of Nederland, Randy Mullins and wife, Melissa of Buna, Michael Butler and wife, Allison of Silsbee, and Destiny Hatcher of Silsbee; 20 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, Sharon Johnson and husband, Wendell of Silsbee, and Judy Hooks of Silsbee; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces, and great-great-nephews, and many friends.
His family will receive friends at Farmer Funeral Home, on Monday, June 25, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The funeral service is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Tuesday June 26, 2018, at Good Samaritan Fellowship Church of Fred, officiated by Reverend Robert Moore and Brother Leo Butler, Jr. The interment will follow at R. S. Farmer Memorial Cemetery in Silsbee.
Serving as pallbearers will be Trevor Williams, Rodney Rohn, Corey Butler, Kyle Mullins, Troy Butler, Brandon Butler, Kenneth Broom, and C. P. Williams.