William Bryant "Billy" Mintz, 88, of Ash, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at his home.
Mr. Mintz was born Jan. 31, 1926, in Brunswick County, a son of the late Wrent and Parcie Simmons Mintz. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Hyatt Mintz and sister, Noache Mae Webber.
He was a World War II U.S. Navy
Surviving are his two sons, William B. Mintz Jr. of Tarpon Springs, Fla. and Thomas W. "Tommy" Mintz and wife, Daphne, of Ash; three daughters, Jeanette Mintz and husband, Roy, of Ash, Nancy Hewett and husband, Dean, of Bolivia and Sue Gore and husband, C.E., of Ash; 16 grandchildren, Amy Cagle, April Mintz, Sam Mintz, Kelli Scott, Jancy Killian, Will Gore, Kate Thomas, Eric McCumbee, Perry Mintz, Rowan Mintz, Ashley Mintz, Kyle Mintz, Will Mintz, Matthew Mintz, Jonathan Mintz, and Leanna Mintz; four great-grandchildren, Taylor and Kara Campbell, and Luke and Jake Thomas.
Graveside services were conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 7 in the Mintz Cemetery by the Rev. Tommy Inman.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter for the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC, 28401. The family would like to recognize Hospice for their services and also send a special appreciation to Sandy Duncan, his Hospice nurse.
Private online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.