Mr. Jeffrey Dean “Jeff” Minch

first_imgMr. Jeffrey Dean “Jeff” Minch, age 46, of Moorefield, Indiana, entered this life on December 30, 1969, in Greenfield, Indiana, the loving son of, Bobby Dean Minch, whom preceded him in death and Lynda (Dawson) Minch McKenzie. He was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana where he was a 1988 graduate of the Switzerland County High School. On November 14, 1989 Jeff was blessed with a daughter, Ashley Nicole. Jeff was inducted into the United States Navy in 1992 and was honorably discharged in 1994. Jeff was united in marriage on April 20, 1997, in Lamb, Indiana, to Tina Switzer and to this union arrived two daughters, Cheyenne and Shawnee to bless their home. Jeff and Tina shared 19 years of marriage together until his death. Jeff was currently employed as a diesel mechanic for Chandler Chevrolet in Madison, Indiana, for several years. He was a former diesel mechanic for Republic Diesel in Louisville, Kentucky and was a former employee for Legner in Trimble County, Kentucky, Artisan in Carroll County, Kentucky, Heckett Multiserv in Carroll County, Kentucky and for Ohio Valley Asphalt in Carroll County, Kentucky. Jeff resided all of his life in the Switzerland County community. He was a member of The Wagon Train Association. Jeff was affectionately known as “Ten Bears” and was nicknamed that by the McKenzie family. Jeff enjoyed deer hunting, riding horses, crafting, but most of all, socializing with his friends and spending time with his family. Jeff will be dearly missed by his loving family and numerous friends. Jeff passed away at 4:52 pm, Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.Jeff will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 19 years: Tina (Switzer) Minch of Moorefield, IN; his loving daughters: Ashley Nicole Harding and her husband: Ken of Covington, KY, Cheyenne Minch of Moorefield, IN and Shawnee Minch of Moorefield, IN; his adoring grandchildren: Abri and Wesson Harding of Covington, KY; his loving mother and step-father: Lynda (Dawson) and Hardly McKenzie of Vevay, IN; his sister: Shannan L. Abrams and her husband: Joe of Hanover, IN and his several uncles, aunts, cousins and numerous friends.He was preceded in death by his father: Bobby Dean Minch, died August 8, 1993; his paternal grandparents: Charles H. “C.H” and Frances (Wright) Minch; his maternal grandparents: Clyde and Zelpha (Reeves) Dawson and his cousin: William Joseph “Joey” Minch, died July 31, 2016.A Memorial Gathering will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.Memorial Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043. Full military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396 at the funeral home.A Celebration of Jeff’s Life will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the home of Jeff and Tina Minch. All family and friends are invited to have a last drink in Jeff’s honor.Memorial contributions may be made to the Education Fund for the girls. Checks payable to Tina Minch. Cards are available at the funeral home.last_img

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