Paul Stephen Slavik - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Paul Stephen Slavik

November 4, 1957 - February 12, 2023

Paul Stephen Slavik, age 65, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2023.

Born in Steubenville, OH on November 4, 1957, he was a son of the late Paul O. and LaVerne Norma (Cusick) Slavik. Paul was a graduate of the 1976 class at West Rome High School in Rome, GA. He began his career at Excel Business Systems on August 29, 1994, spending many dedicated years working as an IT director.

Paul was a gregarious family man with a love for the outdoors. In his free time, he enjoyed golf, boating on the Chesapeake, fishing, and camping, and was always eager for another adventure. After retirement, Paul dreamed of starting his own homestead farm in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, where he could spend his golden years in tranquility working the land and as a fixture at the local farmer’s market.

In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his sister, Cathy Jo Wheeler. He is survived by his wife, Laura (Beall) Slavik; children, Jennifer Wilhelm (Craig) and Raven Slavik; siblings, Joseph D. Slavik, Theresa Klein (Scott), and Lisa Chamness (Tom); and nieces and nephews, Dwayne, Reilley, Hannah, Sarah, Dana, Jenna, Angela, and Molly.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 pm on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 12 pm. Interment will be held privately.


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  • I am truly sorry for your loss. I worked with Paul for about 7 years. Was always great to work with.

  • Excel Business Systems can attribute nearly all of our advances in IT support to the knowledge and foresight of Paul. We will be forever grateful for his devotion to our customers, to Excel and his craft. Paul taught me to accept the challenges we are faced with and to look for solutions. He had his own style of managing and will be greatly missed. Paul was a honest man so I am honored to have called friend. Rest in peace Paul. Your pal Joe DiMarco.

  • Laura, My heart sincerely goes out to you. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

  • Laura I am so very sorry for your familys loss. We shared a lot of good memories with you guys from Bethesda and baseball all those years. Paul will be surely missed. Love and prayers to you

  • Laura
    I’m truly sorry to hear about your husband’s passing

  • Paul was not only a valued co-worker, but also a dear friend. We worked side-by-side for 14 years. I will miss my friend, and my heart is with his family and friends throughout this difficult time. He’s already missed greatly within our office and company.

  • In the two years in which I came to know Paul, he was always fair, kind an honest. He was always helpful and pleasant to talk to. He will be greatly missed. The office will not be the same without his presence. I am so sorry for your loss.

  • My heart goes out to Laura, Jennifer and Raven with the sudden death of Paul. He was a kind man with a good sense of humor and I enjoyed the times we spent together. I’m grieving with my cousin Laura as I understand what she is going through. The memories are there to treasure always. The pain does lessen over time, but it’s very raw right now. Giving a virtual hug to all the family and friends who loved Paul.
    Hope McCloskey

  • So sorry Laura for your loss I had the pleasure to work with Paul over the years at Excel Business. I know he will be truly missed by your family and his co-workers at Excel. God Bless you Paul rest in peace.

  • Paul, sorry to see you go so soon. I enjoyed our may chats at the office, stories of your may adventure from the past and future plans.

    You were a good father and stopped at nothing ensuring your children got the best.
    You surely will be missed by many.

    Ps: you never got to try the Trini mango chow.

  • All of us at Excel Document Solutions will miss Paul greatly. He was not only a friend for us all, but his knowledge and experience will be greatly missed. Rest in peace Paul. Your help was immeasurable!

  • Paul was a talented professional, a fine husband and father, a gentleman and a good soul. This world was a better place with him in it. God bless his soul and thoughts and prayers to his family.