Born in 1963 to Gene and Doris Jean (Morgan) Mullins, Bill grew up in Pendleton County, Kentucky the youngest of five children (brothers, Gene, Jr. and Daryl and sisters, Regina Gregg and the late Renee Brown). He graduated from Pendleton County Memorial High School in 1981. He began his career in funeral service in 1983 in Falmouth, Kentucky, with Woodhead Funeral Home and continued his apprenticeship with Peoples Funeral Home.
After graduating from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Bill moved to Winchester, Virginia, to continue his funeral service career. He returned to Northern Kentucky in 1999 and began working at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Homes. In March, 2007, Bill fulfilled a career-long ambition of ownership when he purchased the four Middendorf-Bullock locations.
Bill lives above the Ludlow funeral home and has been married to his wife Nancy (Deaton) for 39 years. They have one daughter, Donna. Bill is the Chair for the Wreaths for Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North (KVCN), Past President of the Hebron Lions Club, is a member of the Covington Moose Lodge, Newport Elks and is a Kentucky Colonel .
Bill's professional memberships include the Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky where he serves as President and the Northern District Funeral Directors Association (past President). As an additional service for the families he serves, Bill also holds a life insurance license for the purpose of pre-funding funerals.