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Albert Minish

December 2, 1947 ~ April 21, 2019 (age 71)

Mr. Albert Minish, age 71, of Morganton, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019 at his residence.  A native of Marion, he was born on December 2, 1947 to the late John and Margaret Minish.  He was retired from the U. S. Army.  His family relied on him many times and he was always willing to come forward and lend a helping hand.  A real sports fan, Albert particularly enjoyed NASCAR.  He loved his family and his dogs and they loved him and will miss him very much.  Two children, Melanie Higgins and Matt Higgins, preceded him in death.


Left to remember him are his wife, Bernadette Melton Minish; four children, Jessica Minish of the home, Cassie Bailey of Marion, Albert Minish, Jr. and wife Ruby, and Jeff Duncan of Marion; a brother, Archer Minish of Marion; two sisters, Clara Haney of Morganton and Ivory Minish of Hickory; and a beloved granddaughter, Jennifer Higgins.


A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Jimmy Upton officiating.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to Rusty’s Legacy at  

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