Four Oaks, NC: Mr. Othal Minshew, age 82, of 5870 US Hwy. 301 S. went home to be with the Lord on Friday, February 28, 2020 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral Service will be held 3:00 PM Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Rose & Graham Funeral Chapel in Four Oaks. Officiating will be Rev. Joey Yow. Burial will follow in the Hills of the Neuse Memory Gardens, Smithfield.
Mr. Minshew was born on December 30, 1937 in Wayne County to the late Rev. Hilery Marshall and Sally Ann Whaley Minshew. He was preceded in death by his sisters and brothers, Viva Parks, Velva Brock, Peggy Keech, Ruth Crider, Rev. Earl Minshew, Ollie Minshew and Stephen Minshew. In June of 1968, Minshew Funeral Home began business on Railroad Street in Four Oaks and in October 1976 moved to it's Highway 301 location. Mrs. Purnell Hayes Family was the first family served after opening in 1968. In July of 2012, Mr. Minshew retired after 45 years of service to the families of the Four Oaks Community. He was a charter member of the Four Oaks Rescue Squad, a member of First Baptist Church of Four Oaks, and also a National Guard Veteran.
Surviving include his daughter, Kim M. Robertson and husband, Johnnie of Four Oaks; son, Anthony Minshew and wife, Gretta of Raleigh; grandchildren, John Ross Robertson and wife, Shelby of Four Oaks; Andrew Othal Minshew, and Abby Elizabeth Minshew both of Raleigh; sister, Linda Sue Toler of Kenly; brother, Hilery Van Minshew of Gainesville, FL; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:45 PM prior to the service at Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks and other times at the home.
In lieu of flowers; memorials may be made to Four Oaks EMS, Othal Minshew Scholarship Fund, P. O. Box 681, Four Oaks, NC 27524.
Condolences may be sent to www.roseandgraham.com
Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks, NC 27524.