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Charles Miniard

December 5, 1936 — January 3, 2021

Verda, KY

Charles Eugene Miniard, 84 of Verda, KY passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on the morning of Sunday, January 3rd, 2021. He was born December 5th, 1936 to the late Charlie and Nannie Miniard in Greasy Creek of Leslie County, KY. Charles was a devout Christian being a long-time member, deacon and Sunday school superintendent of the Verda First Baptist Church. He enjoyed playing his guitar and singing with his church family that he loved so much. He was an avid fisherman and had a lot of fishing buddies. Gardening and beekeeping were also some of his favorite hobbies. He was a retired owner of the C & R machine shop in Verda, KY.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Charlie and Nannie Miniard. Three sisters: Waldie Goodman, Christine Boggs and Carrie Turner. One brother: Wallace Miniard.

Surviving him is his loving wife of 61 wonderful years, Daphne Miniard. Two daughters: Linda Mefford and husband Robert of Verda, KY. Sheila White and husband James of Evarts, KY. Four grandchildren: Charleigh Mefford of Verda, KY. Derek White and wife Samantha of Evarts, KY. Kellie Eads and husband Aaron of Blaine, TN. Kristie Bryant and husband Jared of Evarts, KY. Seven great-grandchildren: Brady White, Annaleigh White, Elliott Eads, Alaina Bryant, Bryson Bryant, Rayce Bryant and a Baby Bryant due in June. Also, his close friend and pastor Danny McCreary. His wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and the rest of his family and friends will always cherish the memories they have and will forever remember their “Pa”.

Visitation will be 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Tuesday (Jan. 5) at Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be at 2:30 pm at the Resthaven Cemetery Chapel with Rev. Danny McCreary officiating.

Burial will follow in the Resthaven Cemetery with family and friends serving as Pallbearers.

Flowers are welcomed, but the family suggest memorials to Verda First Baptist Church, PO Box 774 Evarts, KY 40828.

Covid-19 Restrictions of 50% of our capacity, face masks, and social distancing all set by the Governor of Kentucky shall be followed.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, January 5, 2021

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Anderson-Laws & Jones Chapel

114 S 3rd St, Harlan, KY 40831

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Resthaven Cemetery

, Keith, KY 40873

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