Jacob Henry Mullinex, 80, of New Lexington, OH, passed away July 28, 2009, at 7:07 a.m. at Good Samaritan Medical Center, with his family by his side following an extended illness.


Jacob Henry Mullinex, 80, of New Lexington, OH, passed away July 28, 2009, at 7:07 a.m. at Good Samaritan Medical Center, with his family by his side following an extended illness.

He was born August 9, 1928, in Ripley, and later worked as a steelworker at Crown Steel in Orrville, OH.  Jacob was a loving father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Surviving are his children, Betty (Bill) Thompson of Ravenswood, Mary (Delmas Lanham) Mullinex of Harrisville, Donna (Jerry) Southerly of Sisterville, Debbie Little of Glenford, OH, Linda (George) Hopkins of Logan, Brenda (Delbert) Shingleton of Shinnston, and William (Jennifer) Mullinex of New Lexington; grandchildren Doug, Crystal, Tim, Michael, Chris, Paula, JJ, Richard, Lucinda, Zach, Jeremy, Amy, Josh, Daniel, Curtis, David, Brandi, Charles, Dwayne, Ashley and Delbert; 31 great-grandchildren; great-great-granddaughter Tracy; sister Geneva Williams of Kenna; and brothers Kenneth Mullinex of Kenna and George Mullinex of Mason.

Jacob was preceded in death by his wife Lucille; parents Herbert C. Mullinex and Flossie F. Woods Mullinex; sisters Bertha Rhodes and Bessie Shamblin; brother Darrel Mullinex; granddaughter Danielle Nuzum; and great-great-grandson Daniel Nuzum, III.

Calling hours will be held Thursday, July 30, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Goebel Funeral Home, 36 N. Buckeye St., Crooksville, OH.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 31, at the funeral home with Pastor Larry Taylor officiating.  Burial will follow in Mt. Horeb Cemetery.

To read the obituary or sign the online register book, visit www.goebelfuneralhome.com.

The family would also like to express their thanks to all of his home health nurses that took such wonderful care of him and could always put a smile on his face.  A special thanks also goes out to Dr. Stephen Ulrich and his staff.