Robert F. Minnard, age 75 of Lancaster, specifically the Clearcreek Valley, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at the Pickering House. He was born June 26, 1947, in Lansing, Michigan, the son of Kermit and Gertrude (Thomas) McCafferty. Bob was an avid hunter and fisherman who always loved to be outdoors. He also loved to play Bingo.
He is survived by his children, DeEtta (Eugene) Shaffer, of Sevierville, TN, Robert (Janice) Minnard Jr., of Lancaster, and Nathan (Margaret) Minnard, also of Lancaster; grandchildren, Damon and Casey Shaffer, Jenifer Todd, Amanda Lee, and Bradley, Lydia, Nic, Noah, and Kaylee Minnard; great grandchildren, Hayden, Morgan, Delaney, and Bindi Shaffer, Sophia and Samuel Lee, Vincent Todd, and Grace Wolfe; brothers, "Butch" Lloyd (Bonnie) Minnard, of Rushville, "Kit" Kermit (Julie) McCafferty, of Somerset, Kirk (Lori) McCafferty, of Somerset, Phil McCafferty, of Rushville, Richard (Brenda) McCafferty, of Bremen, and Jeff (Lisa) McCafferty, of Rushville; many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife, Carol; his parents; and his brother, Frank McCafferty.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, September 30, 2022 at Taylor-Theller Funeral Home. Inurnment with military honors will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Lancaster. Cremation has been arranged in the care of Taylor-Theller Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fairhope Hospice, 282 Sells Road, Lancaster, OH 43130.