Pharis Mullins passed from this life on September 20, 2014. Born on May 12, 1948 to Louis & Hazel (Jones) Mullins in Exeter, Missouri. He served in the United States Marine Corps earning the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Rifle Expert Badge, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ Palm & Frame, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/ device, and the Combat Action Ribbon. Pharis was a lifetime member of the VFW/ Legion. After serving in the USMC he worked as a mechanic. His hobbies included fishing, gardening & watching cooking shows. Pharis and his wife Virginia had four daughters, Jinger Heaston, Shonda Mullins, Dawn Mullins & Shelly DeMont. They also have 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Pharis is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers, Lester, Francis, Maurice, John, Homer, Norman & Ronald Mullins; sister, Sharon Hayes. preceded in death by his parents, brothers Leon, Daryl & Doug Mullins; and sister Eva Schoonover. Visitation will be held at Petersen Funeral Home on Thursday from 5-9 pm. Graveside services will be held on Friday at 10 am at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton, Kansas. Memorial suggestion to Mullins Family in lieu of flowers to assist with funeral costs.