Ellis Franklin Minnick, 78, of Pulaski and formerly of Burton, in Giles County, departed this life Wednesday morning, October 30, 2013 at Riverview Nursing Home in Rich Creek after a long illness. Born at Eggleston on June 19, 1935, he was a son of the late Emmitt Franklin and Ruby Harless Minnick. For over eighteen years he was employed with VDOT. He was preceded in death by a sister Geneva M. Johnson.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Mary Wright Minnick of Pulaski; his sister Nancy Roop of Pulaski; several nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters and brothers-in-law, and good friends he made at VDOT.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with burial following in Angels Rest Memory Gardens at Narrows. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.