Raymond H. “Bill” Mincey, 69, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 at Appling Healthcare System. Mr. Mincey was born May 16, 1942 in Appling County to the late Raymond Mincey and the late Nola Mae Teems Mincey. He was a member of Friendship Congregational Christian Church where he served as a deacon, Sunday school superintendent and choir member. Bill was a member of the Exchange Club, president of the Appling Healthcare Foundation, former member of the Baxley and Appling County Hospital Authority, founding member of the Songsmen Quartet and member of the Young Farmer’s Association. He was preceded in death by a brother, Shorty Mincey.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Ann Mincey of Baxley; one daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Levy Dean of Baxley; one sister, Bobbie Ett Murray of Baxley; one granddaughter, Krissie Dean and a host of nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 from Friendship Congregational Christian Church with the Revs. Barry Teutsch, Justin McLellan and Jeff Williams officiating. Interment followed in Baxley Graveyard.
Active pallbearers were Lee Jones, Henry Jones, Danny Sikes, James Walsh, Eddie Cleland, James Hayes, Jeff Dubberly and Arlie McMillan.
Honorary pallbearers were all friends in attendance.
Musical selections were rendered by Friendship Congregational Christian Church and the Songsmen.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.