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Burton Mincey

January 18, 1941 ~ December 18, 2018 (age 77)

Burton Mincey was born January 18, 1941 in Candler County, Georgia to Aldie and Gertrude Mincey.  On December 18, 2018, under the care of Savannah Hospice, God saw his need and called him home.

As a child, Burton and his family attended Lakeside First Baptist Church in Metter under the leadership of Rev. E.D. Brooks.  His early childhood education began in the public schools of Candler County.  After his family moved to Savannah, Georgia, he was enrolled at the Pearl Lee Smith School.  In 1958, he graduated from Beach High School. Burton loved sports and played football at Beach High School.

After graduation, Burton moved to New York City to find work.  There he met and married, the love of his life, the former Anna Louise Douglas, in 1964. To this union three children were born.

He later returned to Savannah and started his own business as a carpenter and handy man. He also worked for Jarrells Metal Recycling. Burton continued to work until his health failed.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, four brothers and four sisters.  He leaves to cherish his memory: three sons,  Kevin Williams of Atlanta, GA, Burton Mincey, Jr. of Great Falls, SC and Reginald Akridge of Savannah, GA; three daughters, Kimberly Clinton (Timothy) of New York, NY, Chiquita Mincey and Montest Mincey of Charlotte, NC; two brothers, L.D. Mincey of Metter, GA and Willie T. Mincey (Pat) of Savannah, GA; one sister, Mamie C. Mincey of Savannah, GA; one aunt, Maggie Mercer of Statesboro, GA; fifteen grandchildren, five great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews; special friends, Stepheni Schley and Jonathan Henderson both of Atlanta, GA, William Chancy, Michael Leroy Jerrell and Robbin Newton all of Savannah, GA. 

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