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Noel "Buddy" McMullin

February 22, 1945 June 25, 2021
Noel "Buddy" McMullin
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Edwards- Noel “Buddy” McMullin, Jr., age 76, of Edwards, passed away at 1:42 AM on Friday, June 25, 2021 at his residence with his family by his side.

Born February 22, 1945 in Pheaba, MS, a son to Noel and Mona Lou (Spears) McMullin. In 1966 he married Edith Gibbs in Bartonville, and together they cherished 54 years together. He worked as a food distributor for most of his life, last working for Flemming Foods. Noel truly enjoyed working out in his yard and was no stranger to lending a hand to people in need. He was an avid Chicago Cubs Fan and look forward to his weekly Friday night beer with his family and friends. Most importantly Noel was a devout husband, father and grandfather who cherished spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife Edith of Edwards; two children: Jennifer (Moe) Lafountaine of Maryland and David (Jessica) McMullin of Bartonville; three grandchildren: Alex Lafountaine, Lilly McMullin and Katie McMullin; one brother Billy (Rachel) McMullin of MS; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Noel was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters: Grace Moore of Houston, MS and Betty Ann Benson of Tamps, FL.

Cremation rights will been accorded. Private memorial services will be held and a Celebration of Life Service will take place between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM on Monday, July 5th, 2021 at Club Phoenix, 4206 W. Pfieffer Road, Bartonville, IL 61607.

Memorials in Noel’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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