He was born July 6, 1951, in Clay County; the son of Earl and Mildred Chambers Minnick.
He was a graduate of Brazil High School, Class of 1970.
On Jan. 16, 1971 Dan married Deanna Lee Nuckols, she survives.
He worked at Kroger in Greencastle for 35 years as a receiving clerk.
Prior to his work at Kroger he attended Barber School in Indianapolis and cut hair for friends and family.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, past president of Park Board, and a former member of the Lions Club.
He was an avid hat collector, collecting over 5,000 hats during the years. He enjoyed golfing, coaching little league, hunting, fishing, bass tournaments, playing softball and attending St. Louis Cardinals games with family and friends.
Most importantly Dan was a devoted husband, dad, and grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife Deanna Minnick of Brazil; son and daughter-in-law, Darren and Debi Minnick and daughter and son-in-law Danna and Curt Johnson; grandchildren, Parker Johnson, Hunter Johnson and Sierra Minnick; three brothers, Everett Minnick and wife Dottie, Wendell Minnick and wife Connie, and Jim Minnick and wife Linda; and a sister, Susie Freeman and husband Bill as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and extended family.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. at French Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Alstott officiating. Burial will follow in Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007 from 4--8 p.m. at the funeral home and prior to services on Monday.
The family request in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Stroke Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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