Dennis Lee Minich, 57, of Reynoldsville, died on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, after a short illness.
He was born May 31, 1957, in Kittanning, a son of the late George Walter Minich and Marie (Shepler) Minich.
She survives and resides in Reynoldsville.
Dennis was a graduate of Redbank Valley High School in New Bethlehem, Pa.
On Aug. 23, 1980, he married the former Cheryl Ann Watkins. She survives and resides in Reynoldsville.
Mr. Minich was a lifetime member of the Big Run Volunteer Fire Company and was a leader of the Jefferson County 4-H Livestock Club for many years.
Dennis had been employed by Symmco in Sykesville.
He enjoyed farming, hunting, gun raffles and watching â€śJeopardyâ€ť on TV.
In addition to his wife, Cheryl, and his mother, Marie, he is survived by two children, a daughter, Natasha Thompson and husband Jason of Brockway; and a son, Matthew Minich of Reynoldsville; one brother, Thomas Minich and wife Joann of Fairmount City; and two nephews, Nathan Minich of Punxsutawney and Mitchell Minich of Brookville.
Mr. Minich was preceded in death by his father.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at the Brenda D. Shumaker Funeral Home., Inc., in Big Run.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at the funeral home, officiated by Joe Buterbaugh.
Interment will follow at Davis Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com.