Thomas Guy Mullenix, 77, of Carbon, passed away Oct. 27, 2006 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born March 4, 1929 in Clay County the son of Ross "Jack" Mullenix and Ella Dalton Harris Mullenix. He attended Van Buren High School before entering the Army. April 16, 1954 he married Margaret Ann "Peg" Hunter Mullenix. As a young man he worked on the family farm and at Arketex. He worked most of his life as a heavy equipment operator Local #841. This skill lead him to job sites for several construction companies including, Ralph Rogers Construction, Martin Marietta, Pike Lumber and SL Turner Coal Company. He was quite proud of his work including the construction of the Hulman Links Golf Course. On his time away from work he enjoyed taking his sons coon hunting, rabbit hunting and instructing them on the skills of vegetable gardening and lawn maintenance. He was a devoted husband, dad and grandpa.
Survivors include his wife Peg Mullenix of Carbon; their sons, Thomas Guy Mullenix, Jr. and wife Lori of Brazil, Timmy Ray Mullenix and wife Jennifer of Carbon, Terry Lee Mullenix and wife Sheri of Reelsville, and Todd Allen Mullenix and wife Tina of Carbon; 13 grandchildren, Shasta Mullenix, Shane Mullenix, Brandy Asher and husband Shane, Blake Mullenix, John Thrasher, Elyssa Broeker, Alex Mullenix, Jason Mullenix, Jaime Strohm and husband Chris, Matthew Mullenix and wife Amanda, Kaylee Mullenix, Ashley Mullenix, Nathan Mullenix; 5 great-grandchildren, Tyler Neuman, Libby Asher, Jaedyn White, Gage Mullenix, and Evan Mullenix; one brother Zeb Mullenix and wife Rosalee of Carbon; one sister Mary Frances Warren of Nevada; many nieces, nephews and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Ross Mullinix; four half sisters Helen Harris Thompson, Anna Harris Wilson, Kathryn Harris Wilson, and Lucille Harris Norman; one son Teddy Gene Mullenix in 1987.
Services will be held Tuesday at 1:00pm at Lawson-Miller Chapel. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5-8pm and again Tuesday prior to services. Post a heart of condolence at www.lawson-millerchapel.com.