Edward A. McMullen, aka "Santa," 77, currently of Newcomerstown, Ohio, but a past resident of the Akron area, passed away September 21, 2017.

Edward was born Aug. 15, 1940 to the late Ruthvin and Edith McMullen.

Edward will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Jo Ann McMullen, with whom he celebrated 49 years of marriage. He is also survived by his children, Sherrie Wheeler and Jim (Tina) McMullen; sisters, Ninnie Kennedy, Edith Howel-Clark and Mildred Ball; brothers, George (Brenda) McMullen and Richard (Marty) McMullen; grandchildren, Nathaniel and Amanda McMullen, Charles, Christopher, Beth and Steven; great-grandchildren, Lucas, Jordan and Blake; and many extended family members and friends.

A celebration of Edward's life will be announced at a later date. To leave a special message for the family, please visit the guestbook at www.NewcomerAkron.com