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Roger Smyth Minnick

July 21, 1938 — September 26, 2020

Cordova, TN - Roger Smyth Minnick, age 81, passed on Saturday, September 26, 2020, in Germantown Methodist Hospital. Mr. Minnick was a graduate of William King High School and East Tennessee State University.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Peg Boothe and Ed Yokley Minnick. 

Mr. Minnick is survived by his wife, Linda Wygal Minnick; son, John Whitney Minnick and wife Rocio Rodriguez; and grandson Lucas Minnick. 

Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, October 4, 2020, in Knollkreg Memorial Park.  Those wishing to attend the service are asked to convene at the cemetery.  Face masks are required and social distancing practices are to be observed.   

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The family of Roger Smyth Minnick is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.
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Sunday, October 4, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Knollkreg Memorial Park

556 Walden Rd, Abingdon, VA 24210

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