Longtime Twin Harbors resident, Quiller Mullins, 69, died at his home in Lacey, Saturday, January 4, 2014. He was born in Neon, Ky., February 23, 1944, the son of Dewey and Maudie (Church) Mullins. He came with his family to Raymond when he was 10 years old.
Quiller attended schools in Raymond and went to work in shake mills, working for Clark Reed Shake Mill among others. He had also been a timber faller until he retired in 1990, due to ill health from an accident.
He had married Georgia Jean Diamond in South Bend in 1963. They were later divorced. He then married Nancy Stepp in Raymond on January 18, 1980.
Quiller enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping, and was always ready to help people.
Besides his wife, Nancy of the home in Lacey, Quiller is survived by six daughters, Leisha Butterfield and April Spivey both of Aberdeen, Kris Flowers and Tracy Grimes both of Kennewick, Darcy LaChappell of Olympia and Tammy Hutchins of Pisgah Forest, N.C.; a son, Bobby R. Conley of Bryson City, N.C.; four brothers, Roger of Lake Quinault, Burnie and George both of Aberdeen and Carlis of Raymond; a sister, Goldie Johnson, Hoquiam; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.
A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, January 19, 2014, at the Olympic View Grange, 466 Old Monte-Brady Road in Brady.
A card of condolence with a message or a memory may be sent to the family at www.fernhillfuneral.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Fern Hill Funeral Home, Aberdeen.