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Joel T. Minnick

September 7, 1939 ~ April 18, 2017 (age 77)

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Joel Thomas  Minnick, 77, of Canton, formerly of Florida, passed away Tuesday, April 18th, at Astoria Skilled Nursing Facility following a brief illness. Born in Bedford, Indiana on September 7, 1939. Employed as a truck driver and carnival ride operator for Snyder Amusements of Pennsylvania and Megerle Shows of Florida and many others. Served in the U.S. Army as a PFC.  Survived by his close friend and caregiver of over 30 years Jerold A. Petty.  A memorial committal service will be held at 1:30pm, Friday, May 5th at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery with Rev. Steve Manko officiating with full military honors to follow. 


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Military Honors
May 5, 2017

1:30 PM
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
10175 Rawiga Rd
Rittman, Ohio 44270

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