- September 15, 2016
- Toccoa, Georgia
of Jefferson's Passing
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“Peggy . We are so sorry you have lost your sole mate Jeff. All we can do is pray for you. May God bless you and help you through this time . I love...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Evelyn Wilbanks - Rose Hill, KS
“My prayers and deepest sympathies go out to the entire Minchew family.
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jonesy Haygood - Eastanollee, GA
“My prayers and deepest sympathies go out to the entire Minchew family. Jonesy
3 of 8 | Posted by: Jonesy Haygood - Eastanollee, GA
“So sorry to hear of Jeff's passing.prayers
4 of 8 | Posted by: Tammy King McCroskey - Toccoa, GA
“It was so sad to here of the passing of Mr. Jeff. He was such a fine man and boss. He will surely be missed. We will keep the family in our thoughts...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Brenda Herron - Toccoa, GA
“Peggy and family, our hearts are broken for you all. Jeff and your family have been in our prayers ever since we heard about the accident and will...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Curtis & Nora Waters - Toccoa, GA
“Peggy, Tommy, and Nancy, I am so sorry to hear about Jeff. All of you are in my prayers.
7 of 8 | Posted by: Donna McCall - Family Friend
“Peggy and family, I'm so sorry to hear about Jeff's passing and just wanted you to know that we love you and are praying for you.
8 of 8 | Posted by: Amanda Crump Mason - DEMOREST, GA
Whitlock Mortuary, Inc.
Mr. Jefferson Wilbur "Jeff" Minchew, age 82, of Toccoa, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Northeast GA Medical Center.
Born March 19, 1934 in Willacoochee, GA, he was a son of the late Herbert Wilbur and Mary Metts Minchew. He was a member of Tates Creek Baptist church and was the owner of Georgia Pools Company in Toccoa. Mr. Minchew was retired from the United States Air Force with 21 years of service and was a member of the United States Presidential Support Team.
Family members include his wife, Peggy Roland Minchew; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Roger Campbell of Toccoa; son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Jan Minchew of Toccoa; sisters and a brother-in-law, Nina Killeen of Lake Park, GA and Betty and Russ Sirmans of Ringgold, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Laura Minchew of Lake Park, GA; grandchildren, Kristi and Jason Oliver of Toccoa, Jeremy and Dawn Campbell of Flowery Branch, Justin and Joni Minchew of Toccoa, and Scott and Ashley Campbell of Toccoa; 8 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday, September 17, 2016 from the Chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Jerrell Beatty, the Rev. Talmadge Chandler, and Brian Minchew officiating.
Burial will follow at Roselane Cemetery.
The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Mike Marinell, Gary Thigpen, Gene Minchew, Brian Minchew, Craig Pittman, Jonothan Sanders.
Todd Minchew and the Georgia State Patrol will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.
Flowers are optional. Those desiring may make memorial donations to Tates Creek Baptist Church Building Fund.
The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 5pm – 8pm Friday, September 16, 2016.
Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
120 Rose Lane Toccoa, GA 30577
Tel. (706) 886-9411