Soldotna and former Anchorage resident Roy Albert Mullen died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, at Heritage Place in Soldotna. He was 78.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, at Anchorage Funeral Home, 1800 Dare Ave. in Anchorage. Pastor John Hunn will officiate. He will be laid to rest with his wife, Laura Mullen, at the Fort Richardson National Cemetery in the spring.
Mr. Mullen was born Jan. 11, 1928, to Earl W. and Teresa (Wooster) Mullen in Stafford, N.Y., where he was raised and graduated from high school. He entered into the U.S. Army on March 23, 1949, and served for more than 20 years. He retired and was honorably discharged Oct. 1, 1969.
He was stationed at Fort Richardson Army Base and was a bus driver for the Anchorage School District. He lived in Anchorage and Glennallen before moving to Soldotna in 1996.
He also was employed with the Civil Service flight line, from which he retired. He was a member of the Muldoon Baptist Church in Anchorage and the Soldotna Baptist Church.
Mr. Mullen was preceded in death by his first wife; and second wife, Dixie Mullen.
He is survived by his daughter, Joan Cleveland of Anchorage; and sons, Roy D. and Charles Mullen of Portland, Ore.; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were made by Anchorage Funeral Home.
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