Ervin James “Jim” Mullins, 76, of Medaryville, passed away at 9:37 PM Thursday, December 2, 2021 at Aperion Care in DeMotte.
He was born on September 7, 1945 in Rensselaer, IN to the late William and Gracie [Wireman] Mullins. Jim graduated from Green Township School in Ironton, OH.
On April 11, 1966, he married the love of his life, Joyce Frinkel, in New Castle, IN. Jim served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He was a lifetime member and Past-Commander of the American Legion Post #96 in Medaryville.
Jim was retired from Westville Correctional Facility where he had worked as a correctional officer. He worked as a millwright in the steel mills for several years and later owned his own welding shop in Medaryville before going to work at Westville.
Jim was a kind and a humble man. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. More than anything, he loved his family, especially his grandchildren. Jim will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by:
Joyce [Frinkel] Mullins, Medaryville, IN Wife
Jenny (Grover) Umphryes, Medaryville, IN Daughter
Rendy (Patrick) Chalifoux, Medaryville, IN Daughter
Jimmy Mullins, Medaryville, IN Son
Thomas Benesh, Portage, IN Son-in-law
Jason Umphryes, Grandson
Curtis Chalifoux, Grandson
Brent Benesh, Grandson
Brett Benesh, Grandson
Thomas Chalifoux, Grandson
8 Great Grandchildren
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
William and Gracie [Wireman] Mullins, Parents
Sandra Benesh, Daughter
Corey Chalifoux, Infant Grandson
Dalton Benesh, Grandson
Dillon Benesh, Grandson
Visitation will be from 11 AM – 1 PM EST Monday, December 6, 2021 at Goodway Baptist Church in Medaryville.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 PM EST Monday, December 6, 2021 at Goodway Baptist Church in Medaryville.
Burial will take place at Goodway Cemetery in Medaryville.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family to assist with funeral expenses.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville.