Kenneth A. Minnick, age 80, of Du Quoin, passed away at 3:40am on Friday, June 11, 2021 at Du Quoin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Du Quoin.
Kenneth was born in Joliet on October 13, 1940, the son of John and Helen (Troutman) Minnick. He married Helen Eileen Longshore in Joliet on April 1, 1961. She preceded him in death on December 14, 2007.
Mr. Minnick had proudly served his country in the United States Army. Prior to his retirement, Ken had worked as a bidding subcontractor, specializing in painting and roofing.
Son- Kenneth E. and Diane Minnick of Du Quoin
Son- Michael Minnick of Texas
Son- Richard and Robin Minnick of Tennessee
Grandson and Caregiver- Trenton Duran of Du Quoin
Grandchildren- Maggie, Heidi, Hannah, Richard, Nicole, Kendra, & Sarah
Several Great Grandchildren
Brother- John and Terry Minnick
Brother- Calvin Minnick
Brother- Roy and Nancy Minnick
Sister- Judy and Ronald Fowler
Sister- Debbie and Michael Buske
Sister- Denise Johnson
Many Nieces and Nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sister- Jackie Lehner, and two brothers- Glenn and Robert Minnick.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at Old Du Quoin Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Du Quoin VFW and American Legion Posts with assistance from the United States Army National Guard Funeral Honors Detail Team. Family and friends are asked to gather directly at the cemetery. Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home (11 South Hickory Street) in Du Quoin is assisting the family with final arrangements.
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