Frank McMinn, 86, of Arden, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Stonecreek Health and Rehab.
A native of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Roy and Bessie Coggins McMinn. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Sue Hudson McMinn; one son, Gary McMinn; daughter in law, Pam McMinn, as well as four sisters and four brothers.
Frank retired with 31 years of service at Cranston Printworks, where he worked in the factory. He loved all sports and especially enjoyed cheering for the North Carolina Tarheels. He was instrumental in the establishment of South Buncombe Baseball and BVS Football.
He is survived by one son, Ricky McMinn; six grandchildren, Tara Arrowood (Tony), Brad McMinn (Leah), Jonathan McMinn (Jordan), Derek McMinn (Ashly), Ashley Tabor (Robert) and Cory McMinn; six great-grandchildren, Kylie, Mariah, Reilly, Payton, Haylee, Dane (and one on the way); three sisters, Faye Huff, Betty Jo Higgins and Rebecca Murray; one brother, Howard McMinn (Geraldine) and many extended family and friends.
A Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 PM on Thursday, July 5, 2018 in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Enka. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the funeral home to assist with expenses.