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Hugh Chapman Minton Jr.


1919 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Hugh Chapman Minton Jr. Obituary
Hugh Chapman Minton Jr. 97, passed away May 21, 2016 at the Medical Center of Carolina Village. Born April 16, 1919 in McKeesport, PA, he was the son of the late Gen. Hugh Chapman Minton and Helen Tawney Minton.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Lorraine Stacey Minton whom he married in 1949 in New Haven, CT. He is survived by his daughter, Helen Minton Knouf of Fletcher, NC; his grandchildren David Minton Knouf and his partner Sophie, Kathryn Knouf Fisher and her husband Tommy, and Emily Knouf Meredith and her husband Joe. He was the great-grandfather of Benjamin, Claire and Luna.
The family would like to express heartfelt thanks to the staff at Carolina Village for the care and friendship they gave Hugh during his residency. Memorials may be made to Independent Living Support at Carolina Village, the John C. Campbell Folk School or Blue Ridge Humane Society c/o TMCFunding.com.
Hugh's remains will be placed in the Covenant Presbyterian Church Memorial Garden with private family services. To offer condolences online please visit www.shulerfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Times-News from May 23 to May 24, 2016
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