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William "John" McMullin

September 3, 1948 ~ June 27, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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William “John” McMullin, 74, of Decatur, Nebraska passed away on June 27, 2023, at CHI Health-Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy in Omaha, Nebraska.

A funeral service will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, July 3, 2023 at the Church of Jesus Christ, Decatur Restoration Branch in Decatur, Nebraska with Evangelist Dale Wolf, officiating. A recording of the service will be posted on the Goslar Funeral Home website with John’s obituary. Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery, Decatur, Nebraska with Military Honors provided by the Roger-Crum American Legion Post #215 of Decatur, Nebraska. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Goslar Funeral Home and Monuments, Onawa, Iowa.

John was born September 3, 1948, to Leonard McMullin and Shirley Castor in Milford, Nebraska. John graduated from Decatur High School in 1966 and was drafted into the Army. He served in the Vietnam War from July 24, 1968 to March 1, 1970 and obtained the rank of a SP4. He received the Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. John worked at Decatur Hillcrest Cemetery for many years and held several other jobs throughout the years.  John was a carpenter, enjoyed working, and helping others.

In 1988 John started dating Tonya Steen and had two kids Starla and Skylar. They were together for 25 years.

John enjoyed going hunting, fishing, trapping, being outdoors, going to the casino, and going for coffee with his friends. He loved spending time with his kids and grandkids- they were his pride and joy. He loved being a dad, but he loved being a grandpa even more.

John is survived by his children, Starla Mobley and her husband Dennis of Plattsmouth, Nebraska and Skylar McMullin of Decatur, Nebraska; three grandchildren, Addalyn Mobley, Kinsley Mobley, and Dennis Mobley; one brother, Terry McMullin of Sioux City, Iowa; three sisters, Vicki McMullin of Onawa, Iowa, Cindy Nipp of Lyons, Nebraska, and Jeanna McCullock of Decatur, Nebraska; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

John is preceded in death by his parents, Leonard Smith McMullin and Shirley Jean Louise Wilson; two brothers, Richard “Dick” McMullin and Leonard “Lee” McMullin;  grandparents, William “Billy” John and Luella “Winkie” Mae (Young) Castor; and many other close family members.

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July 3, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Church of Jesus Christ, Decatur Restoration Branch
913 South 4th Avenue
Decatur, NE 68020

Funeral Service
July 3, 2023

11:00 AM
Church of Jesus Christ, Decatur Restoration Branch
913 South 4th Avenue
Decatur, NE 68020


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