David B. McMullen IIJanuary 21,2010CORNWALL ó David B. McMullen II, 44, died Saturday, January 16, 2010, at the Vermont Police Academy in Pittsford.
Born October 26, 1965, in Barre, he was the son of David B. and Marilyn L. (Johnson) McMullen.
David was a graduate of Montpelier High School, class of 1983, and attended Norwich University and Champlain College before receiving his degree from the College of St. Joseph in 2003. He was currently doing course work for his master's degree from Norwich University.
He was employed by the state of Vermont for the past 21 years, 17 years in the Department of Corrections, and was currently the training coordinator for Homeland Security at the Vermont Police Academy in Pittsford.
A resident of Cornwall for the past two years, he had previously resided in Proctor, serving as a member of the fire department in both communities. David was a member of the Vermont Police Association and had served as a part-time police officer in Vergennes.
He was a part-time trainer for High 5, an adventure-based training in Brattleboro. David was a Cub Scout den leader in Middlebury and was very involved in the Cornwall School Committee.
He was past exalted ruler of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in Bennington, and was a past member of the Masons of Vermont.
David was a country music fan and enjoyed motorcycles and rope courses.
Survivors include his wife, Eugenia J. "Jean" McMullen of Cornwall, whom he married March 21, 1992; his mother of Barre; one son, Casey M. McMullen of Cornwall; one daughter, Makenzie E. McMullen of Cornwall; one brother, Patrick M. McMullen of Montpelier; several aunts, an uncle, nieces and a nephew.
David was predeceased by his father and a brother, Sean A. McMullen.
There will be no calling hours.
A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Otter Valley Union High School Auditorium followed by a time of fellowship in the school cafeteria.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Cornwall Elementary School, c/o Denise Goodrow, 112 School St., Cornwall, VT 05753; or to the Cornwall Fire Department, Box 1952 Route 30, Cornwall, VT 05753.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home, 117 South Main St., Middlebury, VT.
View the guest book at www.rutlandherald.com/ obits.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day 1739, 'Richard Palmer' identified in prison at York Castle as the notorious outlaw DICK TURPIN; IN 1836, Battle of the Alamo begins near San Antonio de Bexar, Texas; 1896, the Tootsie Roll invented by LEO HIRSCHFELD.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1472, Orkney, Shetland islands put up as collateral by Norway to Scotland in lieu of dowry for MARGARET OF DENMARK on her marriage with JAMES III, king of Scotland; 1962, JOHN GLENN first American to orbit Earth.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: City mayoral candidates debate campaign issues; Hartford, Conn., woman still missing; Neal Goswami reports attempts to legislate suicide; local woman loses 100 pounds through TOPS program.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1878, JOHN TUNSTALL murdered near Lincoln, New Mexico, by the outlaw JESSE EVANS; in 1930, ELM FARM OLLIE first cow to fly in aircraft, first to be milked airborne; 1955, nuke test WASP; '79, snow in Sahara.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Rutland Herald News Editor Alan J. Keays and staff writer Gordon Dritschilo discuss stories planned for the February 18, 2015, edition of the newspaper: Winter budgets maxed, legal marijuana, Springfield bank job, USPS slowdown
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1249 AD, ANDRE of LONGJUMEAU is dispatched by LOUIS IX of France to meet the KHAGAN, ruler of the Mongol Empire; in 1804, during 1st Barbary War, STEPHEN DECATUR scuttles the pirate-held USS Philadelphia in Tripoli.