March 4, 2013

Joel Jay Mulloy, 61, of Bettendorf, died Friday, March 1, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, West Campus in Davenport.

Funeral services celebrating his life were at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, at Asbury United Methodist Church in Bettendorf.

Visitation was held Sunday, March 3, at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf.

Condolences may be made to Joel's family by viewing his obituary at

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Art Voelliger Benevolent Fund through the Bettendorf Fire and Rescue Department or to Asbury United Methodist Church for a Walk to Emmaus Scholarship.

Joel was born in Sioux City, a son of Joseph James and Violet (Dewald) Mulloy. On July 18, 1981 in Davenport, he married Janice Gibbs. They later divorced.

Joel was a handyman and considered a "jack of all trades." He worked for Continental Cement Company where he was instrumental in organization of their union. Joel graduated with honors from Scott Community College and became a HVAC technician.

He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church where he was actively involved in the men's group. He enjoyed building things "oversized" and helping his friends. Joel cherished his time spent with family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his sons, Matthew and Patrick Mulloy, both of Bettendorf and Travis Marshall of Woodward; two grandsons, Logan and Cole; his mother, Violet Mulloy of Carroll; sister, Kathi (William) Peters of Carroll; two brothers, Tim Mulloy of Sioux Falls, S.D. and Chuck (Linda) Mulloy of Mountain View, Calif.; nieces and nephews; and many cherished friends and fellow fire fighters.

He was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Tom Mulloy.