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BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. Jacob Garfield "Gary" Minke, 76, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017.
Born Nov. 3, 1940 in Cumberland, Gary was the son of the late Jacob S. and Thelma Minke. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Elizabeth Underdonk and Shirley Metzner.
A graduate of Fort Hill High School, class of 58. Gary worked at the Kelly Springfield Tire Company before relocating to Florida, where he worked as a general contractor for Oriole Homes. After retirement, he worked at Boynton Beach Marina. Gary was a member of The Potomac Lodge 100, AF & AM Masonic Lodge in Cumberland.
Gary is survived by his fiancee, Audrey Warner and family; his daughter, Michelle Whitacre and husband, Noell S. Whitacre. He also leaves behind his grandchildren, Jennifer Brant and husband, Gary, Adam Parsons and wife, Kayleigh, Heather Whitacre; and his great-grandchildren, Ruben Cordova, Aiden Brant & Daniel Parsons.
Gary's interment was on Thursday, June 29, 2017, at the South Florida National Cemetery.
Published on  July 7, 2017
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