Obituary For Nolan Garland Mull, Jr.

May 20, 1936 - June 2, 2021

Nolan Garland Mull, Jr., 85, passed away Wednesday evening, June 2, 2021, at UNC-Rockingham Health Care in Eden.

A graveside service will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, June 5th, at Burke Memorial Park in Morganton, NC with full military rites being performed by the US Marine Corp Honor Guard.  The family will receive friends Friday evening, 5 – 7 PM, at Fair Funeral Home.

Born May 20, 1936 in Burke County, NC, Nolan was the son of the late Nolan Garland Mull, Sr. and Merle Bess Mull.  He was a retired US Marine veteran who served his country during the Vietnam War.  Nolan had 20 years of active service.  Following his military retirement he worked as a supervisor for Spray Textured Yarns.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Betty Lingerfelt Mull of the home; daughters, Wanda Louise Haymore (Bobby) of Ocean Isle Beach, NC and Audrey Annette McCrickard (Mike) of Eden; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and one on the way; daughter-in-law, Patricia “Pat” Mull of Eden; brother, Gary H. Mull (Sandra) of Murrells Inlet, SC; and sister, Susanne Mull Smith of Lincolnton, NC.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Garlan “Ray” Mull and brother, Leroy Mull.

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