Graham Lee Mullis, 83, of Troutman, N.C., passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024, at the Gordon Hospice House in Statesville, N.C.

Graham was born June 24, 1940, in Iredell County and was the son of the late Raymond Lee Mullis and Matoka Ostwalt Mullis. He was a graduate of Troutman High School and served in the U.S. Army for two years in Korea and later in Germany during the Berlin Crisis. On April 9, 1966, Graham married Ruth Hodge Mullis, who survives. He was a member of Troutman Baptist Church and the Troutman Masonic Campbell Lodge #374. He retired from Iredell Memorial Hospital after 50 years as the Maintenance Supervisor. He loved cars and never met a stranger.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sisters, Terri Crosby (David) of Statesville, Gilda Pryor (Ed) of Troutman, and Amanda Weiser of Troutman, and many friends.

The family will receive friends on Thursday evening, February 15, 2024, from 5 to 6 p.m. at Troutman Funeral Home, followed by a memorial service conducted by Rev. John Stevenson. Masonic Rites will be conducted by Campbell Lodge #374. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at the National VA Cemetery in Salisbury with full military honors.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or to Shriner’s Hospital for Children. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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