April 2, 1938 - April 22, 2020
“Coach” Doyle Mintz, 82, of Statesville, died Wednesday, April 22, 2020. He was born in Hendersonville, NC on April 2, 1938 to the late Frasher Mintz and Bertie McCarson. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Rozella Snelling. Coach Mintz was a graduate of Western Carolina University with a Masters Degree in Physical Education. He had taught Advanced PE, Health, Driver’s Education and had coached football, golf, track, baseball, and basketball for many years prior to his retirement. Coaching and teaching had him serving at several schools including East Henderson High School, Chase High School, Lake Norman High School and Statesville High School. The adage “Once a Greyhound, Always a Greyhound” never rang more true for anyone. Coach loved people and saw the good in everyone. He loved dancing, especially shagging and had been a member of the Lake Norman Shag Club for many years. The beach was his favorite place. He enjoyed music, loved life, and Clemson University! Go orange and purple! Those left to cherish his memory are a daughter, Andrea Shook (Christopher) of Maiden, a brother, Danny Mintz (Wanda) a sister, Phyllis Maxwell, numerous nieces and nephews, a fur grandbaby, Zeus and a cherished friend, Deborah Ellis. Coach will lie in state at Nicholson Funeral Home Friday, April 24, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm for those who wish to pay their respects. A private service will be held later. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Coach Mintz's daughter's Cash App is #amintz88. This will help with his final expenses and go to Community Hospice. Fond memories and online condolences may be sent to www.nicholsonfunerals.com. Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the Mintz family.
“Coach” Doyle Mintz, 82, of Statesville, died Wednesday, April 22, 2020. He was born in Hendersonville, NC on April 2, 1938 to the late Frasher Mintz and Bertie McCarson. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Rozella Snelling. Coach... View Obituary & Service Information
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