Updated: Sep 17, 2020
Don Franklin Minnick, 72, passed away September 15, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, NC.
Mr. Minnick was born February 15, 1948 to the late Claude Franklin and Lynn Rush Minnick in Abingdon, VA.
He was a truck driver all of his life. Above all he loved to spend time with his grandchildren.
Including his parents, he is preceded in death by, brother, Thomas Rush Minnick.
Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Rosa Geraldine Duncan Minnick; son, Don Franklin Minnick Jr. and wife Pamela; sister, Susie McConnell and husband Eddie; three grandchildren, Kelsee Logan Haworth, Laken Emily Minnick and Dalton William Franklin Minnick; and niece, Beth Minnick.
Visitation will be held from 12 PM until 1 PM Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Frost Funeral Home. A Masonic Rites ceremony will be conducted at 1 PM followed by a funeral service with Minister Bill Haywood and Minister Joe Scroggin officiating. A committal will follow at Forest Hills Memory Gardens.
Serving as pallbearers will be Don Franklin Minnick Jr., Dalton William Franklin Minnick, Blake Lunsford, Chuck Lunsford, Jimmy Cook and Derick Cosgrove. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Haworth, Eddie McConnell, Tommy Hagy, Mike Anderson and Tommy Wynegar.
Due to current COVID-19 regulations, we ask that all family members and guests attending visitations and services to please wear a mask and practice social distancing.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to Abingdon Church of Christ 19508 Dennison Dr, Abingdon, VA 24211 or Abingdon Masonic Lodge #48 325 W Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210.
Frost Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Abingdon VA. is honored to serve the family of Mr. Minnick.