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Gary G. Mincks, 64, of Marietta, died Sunday, August 28, 2022 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born September 1, 1957 in Marietta, the son of Clayton Wayne and Mary Drumm Mincks.

Gary graduated from Fort Frye High School and attended Muskingum College. He retired after 36 years of employment with Thermo Fisher Scientific as a senior production assembler. He enjoyed outdoor activities (hunting, fishing, golf), music, puzzle books, and traveling across the country.

On August 21, 1982, he married Janet S. Beardmore Mincks who survives with his sister Janet K. (Richard) Snyder, his brothers-in-law Tom Beardmore and Jerry Jenks, his sisters-in-law: Kathy Beardmore Jenks and Debbie Barnes Mincks, step- mother Nellie Beardmore. Blended families: Mary Jane Darr Beardmore, Brian (Evonne) Darr, Sara (John) Sholseth, Randy (Jennifer) Snyder, Cheryl (Bryan) Cooper. He was affectionately called “Popsie” by his 13 nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, his brother Larry Mincks and his stepfather Charles Beardmore.

Special thanks to Matt and Beth Dailey, Richard and Pam Kellar and Donnie Booth. He really appreciated your friendship.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 10 at 11:00 a.m. at Central Christian Church with Reverend Thad Allen officiating. Interment will be in Putnam Cemetery. The family will greet friends before the service at the church from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family and messages of sympathy can be sent to

In lieu of flowers, due to allergies, the family would appreciate donations in Gary’s memory to the cancer charity of their choice or the Humane Society.

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