Jeffrey L. Mulkey

Jeffrey L. MulkeyJeffrey Lynn Mulkey, born Feb. 15, 1961, in Riverside, died May 6, 2019, in Ridgecrest.

He is survived by his father and step-mother, Frank and Lydia Mulkey; mother, Loris McJunkin; sister and brother-in-law, Kellyann and Curtis Sarad; daughter and son-in-law, Samantha and Kyle Hirsch; son, Ezekiel Mulkey; as well as nephews, nieces and stepsiblings.

Jeff was predeceased by his son Vincent Mulkey, brother Rick Mulkey and stepfather George McJunkin.

Jeff was a funny, vibrant, congenial person who worked locally at several restaurants, starting at Clancy’s Claim Company, where he made good tips and lifelong friends. He also worked for Schwan’s and had a home daycare for a time.

Always a competitor and good sport, Jeff loved athletics and outdoor activities, always enjoyed a good poker game and a fierce family game night.

Jeff was very creative, loved to paint, draw and play music. Jeff was devoted to his children and loved them more than can be measured. Jeff is loved and missed by those close to him and many others he met throughout his short life.

— Submitted by the family of Jeffrey L. Mulkey

Story First Published: 2019-09-20