Richard A. Minck, 74 years, of Sherwood, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance. Richard was born February 20, 1940 in Defiance, the son of the late John and Mildred (Coressel) Minck. He was a 1958 graduate of Paulding High School. Richard married Marilyn Ann Antoine on June 8, 1968 in Cecil, Ohio, and she survives. Richard was employed by Dana Weatherhead in Antwerp for 32 years, retiring in 1997. A lifelong farmer, Richard was also a bus driver for Paulding Schools. He was a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church, Delaware Bend. He enjoyed tinkering around in his garage and watching NASCAR.
Surviving is his wife, Marilyn of Sherwood; five children, Jim Minck of Lennox, South Dakota, Robert (Melissa) Minck of Edgerton, MaryAnn (Terrence) Coe of Saginaw, Michigan, David (Danielle) Minck of Bryan and Rose (Jim) VanCuren of Hicksville; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; one brother, Gary (Thyra) Minck of St. Joe, Indiana.
Visitation for Richard A. Minck will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 230 East Elm Street, Sherwood, where the Rosary will be recited at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Funeral Mass for Richard A. Minck will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in St. Isidore Catholic Church, Delaware Bend, 16166 Speaker Road, Defiance, Ohio 43512 with Father Robert Kill officiating. Interment will follow in St. Isidore Catholic Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Masses to St. Isidore Catholic Church or memorial contributions be directed to the family or Community Health Professionals Hospice, 6825 State Route 66 North, Defiance, Ohio 43512.