Ed Mullet Passes Away

April 21st, 2014 by Editor

ed_mulletAccording to a statement released by ProVia’s president, Brian Miller, long-time employee Ed Mullet has passed away.

“We are saddened to report that Ed Mullet passed away on Good Friday, April 18, 2014. Ed served for 15 years as vice president of operations at ProVia’s Walnut Creek, Ohio, facility before he retired in 2012,” states Miller. “Most recently, Ed was serving in a part time capacity, coordinating the construction of the Walnut Creek facility upgrades. He was brother to ProVia’s founder and CEO, Bill Mullet. Ed was a friend and mentor to many people, including many of our customers.”

His obituary, which was shared by Miller, reads as follows:

“Roman Edward Mullet 67, of Sugarcreek, Ohio, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday evening April 18, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born January 27, 1947, in Sugarcreek to Amanda (Yoder) Mullet of Walnut Creek and the late Roman J. Mullet. On June 14, 1969, he was married to Wilma (Schrock) Mullet who survives. Along with his wife of 45 years, Ed is survived by their three daughters, Michele (Daniel) Gingerich of Sugarcreek, Mar Jo (Kim) Mast and Kara (Lavon) Schrock both of Colorado Springs, Colorado; two brothers, Andy (Edith) Mullet of Lott, Texas and Bill (Ellen) Mullet of Walnut Creek; two sisters, Ruth Yoder of Lewisburg, Pa., and Rosa Mullet of Sugarcreek; and 17 grandchildren. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his brother-in-law, James Yoder of Pennsylvania. Ed was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather and friend to many. He was general manager of Sugarcreek Lumber for 17 years. In July 1997, he began employment as vice president of operations of ProVia Door, and worked in this capacity until February 2013 when he retired and took a part time position with the company where he served until his death. He served with Christian character and compassion and gained the love and respect of all who worked with him. Ed was a faithful member of the Sharon Mennonite Church where he served as elder for five years. He will be greatly missed by his family, church and business associates and all who knew him. Services will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Sharon Mennonite Church 1717 CR 140 Sugarcreek with Pastor Ed Yoder officiating. Burial will be in the Cherry Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 4-7 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek.”


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