Gary Lynn Minton

Gary Lynn Minton, 58, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Friday, March 18, 2011 at Deaconess Hospital.

Gary was born in Evansville, Ind., on December 11, 1952. Gary graduated from Bosse High School in 1970. He worked for Allstate Insurance Company as an agent, for 20 years. Gary gave his life to the Lord at the young age of 19, and shared his faith with others throughout his life. He attended Northwoods Church. Gary was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend. With a wonderful sense of humor that was contagious, Gary spread laughter and happiness. He enjoyed watching the horse races at Ellis Park and Indiana Downs.

Gary is survived by his wife of 36 years, Hazel Darlene (Gilmore) Minton, of Evansville, Ind.; daughter, Misty Dawn (Scott) Harris, of Evansville, Ind.; son, Micah Shawn (Amanda), Minton of Evansville, Ind.; his father, Edward Theo Minton (Ruth), of Evansville, Ind.; brother, Daniel Minton (Mary), of Fort Myers, Fla.; brother-in-law, Tom Gilmore, of Evansville, Ind.; grandchildren, Isaac Minton, Hannah Minton, Eli Minton; nephews, Brian Minton and Tim Minton; and niece, Danielle Minton.

Gary is preceded in death by his mother, Myrl Maxine (Price) Minton.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave., with Gary's son, Micah, officiating. Burial will be held at Park Lawn Cemetery.

Friends may visit from 2 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at Browning Funeral Home and from noon until service time Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Oak Hill Christian Center in care of Vision Youth, 4901 Oak Hill Rd. Evansville, IN 47711.

March 20, 2011
I was saddened to learn of Gary's passing. I shared many happy times and lots of laughter with him at Glenwood. May you find comfort in his faith.
Cheryl Axley, Dallas, Texas

March 20, 2011
My condolences to Gary's family. I've known Gary for a very long time. He was a great guy -- always smiling. I pray God will comfort each of his family members.
Joni Evans, Evansville, Indiana

March 20, 2011
i am sorry to read of the passing of Gary. My sympathy goes out to the entire family. Donna, my sister, and myself knew the Minton family when we were very young. Prayers will go out for you all.
Winn Arnold, Phoenix, Arizona

March 20, 2011
hazel and family, sorry I  missed the obit about Gary! My husband and i really loved him. May god help you through this extremely difficult time. Praying for you all.
Mary Cooney

March 20, 2011
To the Minton family, you have my deepest condolences. I graduated with Gary and we were good friends back then. He was great to be around. Had a few good times back in the day. Will miss him and can't wait to see him again in the afterlife.
Steve Pirnat, Evansville, Indiana

March 20, 2011
Gary: You were just like a brother to me. I will always remember our times together in Evansville and more recent our long distance phone chats, and the summer visits to the "Track" Good-bye for now old friend I will see you again in Paradise someday
Duane Hopkins, Cape Coral, Florida

March 20, 2011
Gary : You were just like a brother to me. I will miss our long distance phone chats, and the summertime visits to the "track" . Good-bye for now old friend, I know I will see you again in Paradise someday. Gary: I will truly miss you, and our times together in Evansville especially at the "track". God bless you and your family. Good-bye old friend until we meet again in Paradise.
Gary Minton, Evansville, Indiana

March 20, 2011
Dan and Ed,
I am so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. My thoughts are with you.
Donna (Arnold) Malin, Orange Beach, Alabama

March 20, 2011
I will miss Gary very much He brought me to the Lord many years ago back in the 70’s we both work at the same place. I love him as a good friend and Christian I will miss him deeply. It came as a shock to me and you never know when your time on earth is ending so be ready Gary would tell us all if he was still with us today. Goodbye old friend see you in paradise.
Tom Dwyer, Evansville, Indiana

March 20, 2011
Hazel, So sorry hear about Gary you are in prayers and thoughts, he truly be missed.
Ruth Shelton, Atherton, Newburgh, Indiana

March 20, 2011
My deepest sympathies to the Minton family. Peace be with you.
Martie Walker Bell (Bosse '66), Evansville, Indiana

March 20, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Ruth Shelton, Atherton, Newburgh, Indiana

March 20th, 2011
My prayers and thoughts are with you.
Angie Aders

March 21, 2011
I am saddened by this news. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this time. Rest in peace Gary.
John Gammon, Evansville, Indiana

March 21st, 2011
Misty, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Jeni Caudill

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