Edward L. Mauldin, 1SG (Ret.)December 18, 1929 ~ August 6, 2017 (age 87)
Edward L. Mauldin, 1SG (Ret.), 87, of Columbus, GA passed away Sunday, August 06, 2017 at Magnolia Manor in Columbus. A funeral service will be held at Vance-Brooks Funeral Home, 4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA on Thursday, August 10, 2017 beginning at 11:00 AM EST with 1SG (Ret.) Gordon Mauldin officiating. The interment will conclude the service with full military honors at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery, beginning at 12:30 P.M. EST. The family will receive friends Wednesday, August 09, 2017 at the funeral home from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. EST.
Mr. Mauldin was born December 18, 1929 in Sycamore, GA to the late John Thomas Mauldin and Millie Summer Mauldin. He was a United States veteran, who served his country proudly in the United States Army. He retired from his twenty-three years of service as a First Sergeant. He served two tours of Vietnam and was awarded The Bronze Star Medal. He was very proud of his service. He was also a member of the mall walkers. He was a loving father and grandfather.
Other than his parents, Mr. Mauldin is predeceased by four brothers and six sisters.
Survivors include one daughter, Betty Kennedy (Michael) of LaGrange, GA; one son, Tim Mauldin of LaGrange, GA, one brother, Jerry Mauldin of Las Vegas, NV; and four grandchildren: David Kennedy, Adam Kennedy, Skye Mauldin and Sydney Mauldin.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the VFW, 5424 Woodruff Farm Rd., Columbus, GA 31907 or to the USO, PO Box 96860, Washington, DC 20077-7677.