Dale Morgan Minnicks (1946 - 2017)

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Mr. Dale Morgan Minnicks, age 70, of Springfield, Tenn., entered into rest on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 3 a.m., at the Northcrest Medical Center in Springfield, Tenn. Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home, where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Mr. Minnicks wishes were to be cremated. Dale was born on Oct. 17, 1946, to the late Albert and Doris Harris Minnicks. He is survived by his wife, Joan Minnicks; a son, Adam B. Minnicks of Eagle River, Alaska; a sister, Sandra L. Minnicks Jones of Florida; two nephews Bryan Russell and Michael Clapp; niece, Gina Moore; two great-nephews; and one great-niece. Dale was born and raised in Simpson County, Ky., until he entered the U.S. Air Force in January 1969, and was honorably discharged after 20 years of service. Dale spent 26 years in Alaska and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He served as President of the state of Alaska Fish & Wildlife Safeguard, under the direction of the Alaska State Troopers for 13 years. He is a lifetime member of the NRA and AmVets, and was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church in Springfield, Tenn. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time on Thursday, July 27, 2017m at Gilbert Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the . Online condolences may be made at www.gilbertfhonline.com.
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Published in Anchorage Daily News on July 25, 2017
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