Gary Minish

Gary Hobert Minish

Sunday, April 20th, 1958 - Saturday, January 2nd, 2021
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Gary Hobert Minish, age 62 of Gillsville, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021.

Born in Monroe, Georgia on April 20, 1958, he was a son of the late Wayne Minish and Yvonne Eller Minish. Mr. Minish retired from the State of Georgia as the Assistant Chief Inspector with the Department of Motor Vehicles and was a member of Gillsville Baptist Church. He enjoyed racing, car shows, antique cars and pretty much anything fast and loud. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Surviving are his wife, Donna McCoy Minish of Gillsville; son and girlfriend, Eli Minish of Gillsville (Nicole Murphy); daughter and son-in-law, Allie & Josh Cowart of Maysville; grandchildren, Cody Cowart, Canaan Cowart, Laney Minish, Lelann Minish, Liam Minish, Madden Minish and June Minish; brothers and sister-in-law, Larry & Beverly Minish of Ila, Steve Minish of Atlanta; sister and brother-in-law, Linda Benton & Lamar Hendricks of Cornelia; aunt, Barbara Deditius of Purdy, Missouri; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A graveside service is scheduled for 2 pm, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at L.L. Evans Family Cemetery, adjacent to Hickory Flat UMC Cemetery in Lula, with Pastor Saul McCoy officiating. Services will be live-streamed from McGahee-Griffin and Stewart’s Facebook page for those not able to attend.

In lieu of flowers or food, the family requests to pay it forward by donating a meal to your local fire department or by making a donation to a charity of your choice.

Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.

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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 2:00pm
    L.L. Evans Family Cemetery
    Georgia State Hwy
    LULA, GA 30554
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    Pastor Saul McCoy
  • Interment

    L.L. Evans Family Cemetery
    Highway 51 South
    LULA, GA 30554
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Private Condolence

Douglas Hooper

Posted at 10:59pm
Gary is a good man and enjoyed working with him. He was a real people person. He will be missed by all that knew him.

Dianne Matthews

Posted at 10:35am
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for Donna and all the family.

Jim Butler

Posted at 08:53am
We are sad to learn of Gary's passing. We Love all of you and we are keeping you in our prayers.

Shelby Bellotte

Posted at 04:31am
Donna, Sending prayers and love for you and your family💜
Herbert and Shelby Bellotte

Lisa Cook

Posted at 11:13am
Linda and Lamar,

We are so sorry for the loss of Linda's Brother, Gary. We know how much he meant to you Linda. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. We Love you both.

Chris and Lisa Cook

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