Thursday, January 07, 2016

Curtis Miners Dies At 87

Curtis Miners, 85, of Fort Myers, FL, passed away on January 2, 2016 in Fort Myers. Curtis was born in Lyons, GA to Leroy Miners and Bessie Usher Miners on February 17, 1930.

For over 50 years Curtis owned and operated numerous retail grocery stores in Pahokee and Immokalee, FL. He also sat on Pahokee City Council for several terms.

Curtis is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ruth Warren Miners, of Fort Myers, sons, Steve and Jay Miners of Fort Myers, sister, Beatrice Rollins of Vidalia, GA, grandchildren, Starr, Jared, Curt, Jeb and Justin Miners, also of Fort Myers, FL and great granddaughters, Aubrie, Emma, and Allie Miners, and also his many beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is preceded in death by son, Alan Miners and siblings, Mary James and Leroy Miners Jr.

Funeral service will be held at LaBelle Church of God in LaBelle, FL on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 10am, with Rev. Curtis Rhoden of 103rd Street Church of God of Jacksonville officiating. Burial will follow at Port Mayaca Cemetery in Canal Point, FL. Visitation will be held at LaBelle Church of God on Friday, January 8, from 9am until 10am. Akin-Davis Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL, 33908. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Curtis' care giver of eight years, Landy Dennis of Fort Myers and her daughter LeAnn Batchelor, and to all who knew and loved him.

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