Leonard Mullins

Leonard Wayne "Jody" Mullins

Wednesday, August 11th, 1948 - Monday, December 21st, 2020
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Mr. Leonard Wayne “Jody” Mullins, age 72, of Swords Creek, Virginia, passed away Monday (December 21, 2020) at his home surrounded by his family. Born August 11, 1948 in Elkhorn City, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Leonard Dock and Sophia Burchett Mullins. A native of Dickenson County, Virginia, he was a 1966 graduate of Haysi High School and Bluefield Business College. He moved to Galion, Ohio, where he met and married, Linda Verna Church in 1968. He moved back to Virginia in 1975, where he worked in the coal mining industry for many years before starting Swords Creek Welding, Inc. in 1983. He had a strong work ethic, never expecting anything from others that he wouldn’t do himself. He was member of Ivy Springs Baptist Church and Masonic Lodge #318 of Richlands, Virginia.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Linda Verna Church Mullins in 1992, one brother, Donald Mullins, and two sisters, Shirley Mullins and Starlette Davis.
He met and married the love of his life, Carrie Lee Lowe in 1992.
Survivors include his wife of twenty-seven years, Carrie Lee Lowe Mullins of the home; two daughters, Shirley Gordon and husband, Jeff of Marion and Jodi Lynn Eaton and husband, David of Honaker; two step-daughters, Trina Dye and husband, Chris “Hank” of Cedar Bluff and Christy Goodman and husband, Darrell of Swords Creek; two brothers, Rodney Mullins and Daniel Mullins; two sisters, Judy Osborne and Cassie O’Quinn; nine grandchildren, Sara Dye, Jonathan Eaton, Jacob Mitchell, Joshua Eaton, Lucas Goodman, Nicholas Goodman, Emma Ray, Jayden Eaton, and Anna Mae Whited also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 PM Wednesday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Rev. Phillip Cook officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Thursday in the J.S. Willis Cemetery in Haysi, Virginia. Those wishing to attend are asked to assemble at the cemetery.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in the form of donations to Legacy Hospice, 1963 Second Street, Richlands, Virginia 24641.
Due to COVID restrictions, mandated by the governor, a mask is required for those in attendance and everyone is asked to maintain social distance. For those unable or uncomfortable attending, the service will be livestreamed on our Facebook page as well as our webpage.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 | 7:00pm
    Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 7:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Phillip Cook
  • Interment

    J.S.Willis Cemetery
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to assemble at the cemetery by 11 AM.


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Monica Richardson

Posted at 09:52pm
So sorry for your loss, Carrie. Prayers for you and your family.
Ronnie and Monica Richardson

Pamela Rasnake

Posted at 01:41pm
Jody you will be missed dearly by everyone who knew you.

Ron and Linda (McNew) Nelson

Posted at 08:18pm
To the Mullins Family,
Please accept our sympathies and prayers for the passing of Jody.
The Ron Nelson Family

Les& Brenda Lawson

Posted at 01:37pm
Thoughts and Prayers For The Mullins Family We're So Sorry To Here About Jody .He'll Definitely Be Missed . He Was A Real Friend

Rocky&Pat Horton

Posted at 12:48am
Prayers for Carrie and family, Jody was one of a kind. He will be missed.we love yall.

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