E. Wayne Mullen age 87, of Conover, OH, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021 in his residence.
Born on June 21, 1933 in Shelby County, Wayne was one of 12 children born to the late Clay and Leona (Roesser) Mullen. He was preceded by 7 sisters and 4 brothers.
Wayne married the former Barbara Jean Bradley on October 2, 1955 and she survives. Together they raised four children: Alan (Lisa) Mullen, Franklin, OH, Duane (special friend Kathy Ludwig) Mullen, Conover, OH, Cathy (Jim) Broughton, Conover, OH, and Krista (Jim) Johnson, Casstown, OH. He was a loving grandfather to four grandchildren: Holly Mullen, Amber Johnson, Emily (A.J.) Stine, and Kayla Broughton, and one great grandson, Charlie Stine. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Wayne was a 1952 graduate of Brown Local High School and he served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from August 20, 1953 to June 20, 1955.
Wayne was a life long farmer. He served his community on the Fletcher Fire Dept, and was a former Brown Township Trustee. He was also a member of the Troy Franklin Lodge #14 Free and Accepted Masons, the Dayton Scottish Rite, and a Past Patron of Troy Chapter 256 Order of Eastern Star.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. in the Suber-Shively Funeral Home, 201 W. Main St. Fletcher, OH with Pastor Jason Egbert of the Lost Creek United Church of Christ, Casstown, Ohio presiding. Burial will follow in Fletcher Cemetery with military honors provided by the V.E.T.S.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the funeral home. Masonic services will be held at 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Fletcher Fire Dept. 6599 St. Rt. 589, Fletcher, Ohio 45326, The Johnson-St. Paris Fire and EMS, P.O. Box 648, St. Paris, Ohio 43072, or to Shriners Children’s Ohio, 1 Children Plaza, No. 2 West, Dayton, Ohio 45404. Envelopes will be available in the funeral home.
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Fletcher Fire Department
6599 S. St. Rt. 589, Fletcher OH 45326
Johnson-St. Paris EMS
P.O. Box 648, St. Paris OH 43072
Shriners Children Ohio
1 Children Plaza, No. 2 West, Dayton OH 45404