June 11, 2013

Larry Eugene Mullinax

Larry Eugene Mullinax, 72, of Cartersville, died Monday, June 10, 2013.

Mr. Mullinax was born April 8, 1941, in Dalton, a son of the late Boyd and Helen Crook Mullinax.

Larry spent his entire business career in the carpet industry, spending a long part of in Dalton. He was a world traveler and had a passion for sailing, making many trips in the waters of New England and the Virgin Islands. He was a gentle, loving and humble husband, father, grandfather and friend.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Eileen Pendley Mullinax; his children, Wes and Bonnie Mullinax of Cartersville, Susan and Scott Patton of Signal Mountain, Tenn., and Amy and Frank Rabb of Atlanta; his grandchildren, Jordan and Dave Polhemus, Cooper Mullinax, Matthew, Jon and Emily Patton, and Oliver Rabb; sister and brother-in-law, Pat and Jon Evans of Dalton; brother and sister-in-law, Reg and Linda Mullinax of Dalton; and business partner and good friend, Daniel Hoyt.

Memorial services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. from the Heritage Baptist Church, 1070 Douthit Ferry Road in Cartersville.

A visitation will be held at the church from 5 to 7 p.m.

Dr. Carl Schlich will officiate the service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Flowering Branch Children’s Shelter, 49 Monroe Crossing, Cartersville, GA 30120.

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Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive in Cartersville is in charge of the arrangements.

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