Franklin “Hal” Minear, 83, of North Webster, IN passed away at 1:35 p.m. on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Goshen Hospital. He was born on September 8, 1937 in Warsaw, IN to Franzyl Floyd & Elsie Maurice (Thompson) Minear.
He was a lifetime Kosciusko County area resident, moved to North Webster in 1949, and graduated in 1955 from North Webster High School. He formerly served in the Indiana National Guard and was married on October 27, 1956 in Warsaw, IN to Peggy L. Rhodes who survives. He retired from Lyall Assemblies as a supervisor after 35+ years and formerly worked at Corbin’s Grocery & Gray’s Supermarket both in North Webster.
He was a member of the Church of God in North Webster.
He is survived by:
Wife – Peggy Minear of North Webster
Daughter – Susan (John) Shock of Syracuse
Son – Mark Minear of Leesburg
Daughter in law – Deb Minear of North Webster
9 Grand & 22 Gt. Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter – Pamela Minear, son – Donald Minear, and gt. granddaughter – Molly Minear.
Visitation will be from at 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, IN. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 in the funeral home with Pastor Myron Drent officiating. Burial will follow in the Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery.
Preferred memorials may be given to the North Webster Fire / E.M.S, P.O. Box 144, North Webster, IN 46555.