Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for Billy F. Minton, 81, of Hokes Bluff, who passed away March 12, 2014. The Rev. Mike Chapman will officiate. Burial will follow at Crestwood Cemetery. Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home & Cemetery is in charge of services.
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Billy was a veteran of Vietnam and Korea. He was retired from the U.S. Navy and was assistant Postmaster. He loved talking to people.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Lewis, Louise, Earl and Ed; daughter, Rhonda; and mother-in-law, Nell Huggins.
He is survived by Janie Minton, his loving wife and caretaker; sisters, Patty (Vic) Giamalva and Martha Chaffin; son, Dennis Burchett; son, Greg Minton; chosen daughter, Tammi Naler; sisters-in-law, Louise Harris and Ruby Minton.
Pallbearers will be Jack Chaffin, Mark Chaffin, Wayne Bunton, Chris Atkins, Joe Giamalva and Steve Bohannon.
Thanks to Dr. Sancheti, Dr. Wade, Dr. Kaleem, Dr. Sailsbury, Dr. Catanzaro, Dr. Spotnitz, Dr. Diop; special thanks, Dr. Ken Davenport, CCU Nurses at GRMC, Scott Fells, Genivia Butler, Bonnie Strain, Nell Minton, Fulton Dobbins and Tammi Naler.
The family will receive friends from noon to the time of service today at the funeral home.
Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home
1901 Piedmont Cutoff Gadsden, AL 35903
Published in The Gadsden Times on Mar. 15, 2014