Danny L. Minkos, 56, of North Swanzey and formerly of Arizona died on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Cheshire Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Keene. He passed with the love of his life, Lisa, by his side after a period of declining health.
Danny was born the son of the late Vivian D. (Keyse) and Leo W. Minkos on July 14, 1959 in Columbus, Ohio. He was educated and graduated from Whitehall Yearling High School class of 1977 and immediately entered the United States Air Force after graduation.
He was a supply and logistics specialist stationed all over the world. He retired with an honorable discharge at the rank of Master Sergeant, E-7 in 2000 after serving 23 years in the military.
On May 1, 1985 he exchanged vows with Lisa M. Dicey. They were married in a garden in California. They have been married for almost thirty one years.
Danny enjoyed camping, fishing, bowling and watching sports, but mostly he loved watching and rooting for THE OHIO STATE BUCKEYES. He enjoyed his occasional trips to the casino and any beach in America. It was common to see Danny relaxing reading a good book. He was also a lover of animals. He could be found walking and playing with his dogs Misty and Buddy.
Mr. Minkos is survived by his wife Lisa M. Minkos of North Swanzey. His siblings; Tammy Worden of Columbus, OH. Tracy Searles and her husband Ivan of Miss. and Terry Johnson and her husband Tony of Fl. He is also survived by his in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and numerous friends.
In keeping with Dannys wishes all services will be private. Donations can be made in memory of Danny L. Minkos to: Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH. 45250-0301 or to: Monadnock Humane Society, 101 West Swanzey Rd. Swanzey, NH. 03446 or to: American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK. 73123. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com.