Jonathan L. Mulder Sr.

Published 8:41 pm Monday, September 9, 2019

COURTLAND — Jonathan Lewis “Johnny” Mulder Sr., 51, passed away on Sept. 7, 2019, in Emporia.

Jonathan L. Mulder Sr.

Born in Franklin, he was a son of Robert Odell Mulder and the late Barbara Canipe Bradshaw. Johnny was also predeceased by two brothers, Robert Michael Mulder and Timothy Michael Mulder.

He was a general contractor, and a member of Free Riders Motorcycle Club, Falls River Chapter in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, and a member of the Sgt. Jayton D. Patterson VFW Post 4411Auxillary.

Left to cherish his memory are his father; his fiancée, Renee Diaz; two daughters, Katelyn Grove and Michaela Mulder; a son, Jonathan Lewis “Little Johnny” Mulder Jr.; a sister, Lisa Mulder Scarborough; a brother, Robert Odell “Robbie” Mulder Jr. (Nadja); two grandchildren, Bryden and Alexis Mulder; and a host of nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, in Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, with Chaplain Tim Corminy and Pastor Matt Kidd officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home, and suggests that memorial donations be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.