Richard Allen Mullins, 71, passed away at his home on Thursday, April 19, 2012. Mr. Mullins attended Stetson University. He was a veteran of the United States Army and formerly employed with Florida Power and Light as a Fleet fuel manager. He loved to fish and enjoyed hunting, traveling and was a member of Campers on Mission. He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Mary Horne Mullins. He is survived by his wife, Helen Mullins, of Benton; sons: Ron Mullins, Flowery Branch, GA and Craig Mullins, Birmingham, AL; stepson: Aubrey Siehl; brother: Jon Mullins; sisters: Barbara Gammon and Karen Mullins. The family will receive friends Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 2:00 to 3:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church of Benton with a Memorial service following at 3:00 P.M. at the church with Dr. Robbie Speights officiating. Higgins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Benton Building Fund 2498 Parksville Rd., Benton, TN 37307. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Mullins family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.