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May 23, 2013


David B. Mullins, age 80, of Baring, MO, formerly of Davenport, IA, died on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at his home in rural Baring, MO.

David was born December 7, 1932 to Luther and Ethal (Butts) Mullins in Stillwater, OK.

He married Marlene L. Best on December 16, 1989 in Davenport, IA.

David was a truck driver for Kings Material, Bettendorf, IA, retiring after 42 years of service.

Dave was a member of Risen Christ Lutheran Church, Davenport, IA while residing in Davenport and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Memphis, MO. He enjoyed junking, working around his home and attending Polka Fests.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Bentley Funeral Home, Durant, IA.

Services were held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the Bentley Funeral Home, Durant, IA. Interment was in the Durant Cemetery, Durant, IA.

David is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife Marlene of Baring, MO; two sons; his brother Doug (Norma) Mullins of San Angelo, TX; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister Margaret Ann Mullins; and his brother Manon Mullins.

A memorial has been established in his memory.

In addition to the funeral service in Iowa, a memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Memphis, MO.

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