Thursday, April 8, 2010

Mark Fredrick McMullin, 56, of Cassville, died Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at St. John's Hospital, Springfield, after a brief illness.

He was born June 7, 1953, in Des Moines, Iowa, the eldest of five sons of Eugene Baker and Delores JoAn Lark McMullin. He received his education at Prairie City, Iowa, graduating from Prairie City High School in 1975. He then received a bachelor's degree from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, and a master's degree from Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa. He lived in Rock Falls, Ill., before buying Roaring River Resort when he moved to Cassville 15 years ago. He was owner of Roaring River Resort at the time of his death.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and one brother, Craig McMullin.

Survivors include: his parents, Gene and JoAn McMullin, of Prairie City, Iowa; and three brothers, Eric McMullin, of Berkeley, Calif., Kurt McMullin, of Santa Clara, Calif., and Brad McMullin, of Fayetteville, Ark.

His body was cremated. In lieu of formal funeral services, family and friends gathered for a cook-out at Roaring River Resort on Friday.

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