Submitted by his Wife
Captain Louis M. Mulkey was a veteran firefighter with the City of Charleston Fire Department for 11.5 years. Captain Mulkey was also a dedicated Coach at Summerville High School where he coached boys into men in basketball and football.
He received numerous honors to include Firefighter of the Year in 2006 for his assistance in saving the life of a fellow Charleston City Police Officer whose heart stopped beating during a foot pursuit of a potentially armed suspect.
Captain Mulkey‚ known to many as ‘Lu-Lu’ loved sports‚ coaching‚ firefighting‚ and telling (and re-telling) stories with friends.
He is survived by his wife‚ Lauren Bennett Mulkey; his parents‚ Mike and Ann Mulkey; his brother‚ Wayne; two nieces‚ Kayla and Danielle; and a myriad of friends and players who loved him dearly.
For those interested in seeing just how much Coach Mulkey loved ‘his boys’ and the special relationship they shared‚ please click on the following link:
‘All gave some‚ some gave all.’
The Charleston 9 will NEVER be forgotten!