Norman Lee “Mousie” Mineer, age 88 of Foxport, beloved husband of 62 years to Joyce Dixon Mineer, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Lewis County on February 28, 1932, he was the son of the late Archie Lee and Lula Ann Doyle Mineer.
Norman was a U.S. Navy veteran and retired from Walds Manufacturing in 1993. He was a faithful member of Pleasant Valley Church of Christ where he formerly served as Deacon. Norman enjoyed restoring CASE tractors and participated in tractor shows. He had various interests throughout his life, always staying busy tinkering with projects. The last few years he enjoyed riding around the farm and woods in his Ranger side-by-side.
Besides his wife, he is survived by: his children, Pam (Denny) Lowe, Robin (Johnny) Conn, Jill (Mark) Miller, and Mark (Angie) Mineer; his grandchildren, Jared Miller, Megan Lowe Schumacher, Terri Lowe, Janel Miller, Cody Conn, and Austin Mineer; and great-grandchildren, Blaine Lowe, and Ethan Conn. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a foster brother, Bob Mineer.
Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Monday, August 3, 2020 at Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home officiated by Bro. Tom Mitchell and Bro. Layne Wagner. Visitation will be 6-8 pm Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Martin Cemetery with Military Funeral Honors performed by the W.N. Fant American Legion Post #5 and the Franklin Sousley VFW Post #1834.
Active pallbearers will be Jared Miller, Cody Conn, Austin Mineer, Joe Shumacher, Jeff Harmon, and Tommy Skaggs. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Mineer, Johnny Mineer, Phil Doyle, Darrell Dixon, and Troy Dixon.
Memorials are suggested to the Kentucky Circuit Clerk’s Trust For Life, 982 Eastern Parkway, Louisville, KY 40217 or the Pleasant Valley Church of Christ, c/o Bill Beckett, 1031 Foxport Rd., Wallingford, KY 41093. In accordance with the health mandate from the State of Kentucky, all visitors will be required to wear a face covering and exhibit proper social distancing practices.
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