Francis I. Minnix, of Zephyrhills, Florida, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. Francis, known as Frank, was a Mechanical Engineer and worked as a freelance engineer for various technical and engineering firms. After his retirement, he worked for Wesley Chapel Toyota, where he made many friends among the employees and clients.
Born in New Haven, CT, Frank and his wife, Rose lived in Shelton, CT. for many years and then in California and eventually settled in Florida as they wanted to be close to their grandchildren.
Frank was a kind and gentle man who loved God and his family above all else. He enjoyed gatherings of family and friends and hosted them often.
Frank is survived by Rose (Piscioniere) Minnix, his wife of 57 years; his son, Kevin and his treasured grandchildren, Jessica, Keelin and Quinn. Other surviving family members include his daughter-in-law, Jennifer and her husband, Mike; brother-in-law, Dominick and his wife, Cindy; sister-in-law, Barbara Minnix as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his beloved son, Joey, his father, Francis and mother, Jean (Ellis) Minni; sister, Shirley Schleicher, brother, Allen Minnix and his in-laws, Joseph and Louise Piscioniere.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in San Antonio, FL. at a later date.