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Adrian C. Wilmot

Obituary for Adrian C. Wilmot

February 16, 1928 - July 28, 2018
Richfield, Ohio | Age 90


WILMOT Adrian Carter Wilmot, age 90, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018 in Richfield, Ohio. He was the son of Clarence and Marion Wilmot of Broadview Heights, Ohio. Carter was born and raised on the Carter farm in Broadview Heights, Ohio and attended North Royalton High School. He graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a B.S. in Education.
Upon graduation, Carter taught and coached at Maple Heights High School until he was inducted into the U.S. Army, serving in Korea and Japan. When he returned from the war in 1952, Carter worked at the Cleveland YMCA as Physical Director. It was during this time that he met his wife to be, Genevieve Zychowski, and they married in 1954.
Carter joined The Prince & Izant Company in 1953, and it was during his 42-year career that this supplier of brazing alloys to the metal-working industry became a major player in this industry. He retired from this family-owned business in 1995 having served as principal owner and CEO for 20 years.
Carter was a lifelong member of The Richfield United Church of Christ having held a number of leadership positions. He served as a Trustee of the Cleveland YMCA for some 20 years. His college national Fraternity, Delta Tau Delta, is the leader in the Fraternity world in developing leadership, values education and programs to help undergrads with the epidemic of alcohol and drug abuse. He served on the Board of Directors of The Delta Tau Delta Educational Foundation, which funds these programs at the undergraduate level. He also served as a Trustee for the Medina-Summit Land Conservancy.
Carter was preceded in death by his wonderful wife, Genevieve, the mother of their three sons. He is survived by his sons David (Eva), Scott (Kathleen) and John (Nicole); grandchildren Alyssa, Amanda, Benjamin, Patrick (Mary), Aelish (David), Isabelle, John, James and Jackson; and great grandchildren Scarlet, James and Genevieve.
A memorial service will be held at a date to be determined at the Richfield United Church of Christ, 4340 Streetsboro Rd, Richfield, OH 44286. Contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Richfield United Church of Christ Endowment Fund. ARRANGEMENTS BY BUSCH FUNERAL HOME. 216-741-7700

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