William Mack MINTON
Cheryl Anne DAVIS
Husband: William Mack MINTON
Birth: 17 Aug 1950, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois
Death: (obituary) 23 Oct 1995, Gary, Lake Co., Indiana
Burial: Oct 1995, Memorial Park Cemetery, Valparaiso, Lake Co., Indiana
Father: Mack MINTON
Mother: Mary GEORGE
Marriage: 23 Aug 1975, Lake Co., Indiana
Wife: Cheryl Anne DAVIS
Birth: 25 May 1957, Hobart, Lake Co., Indiana
Father: Arlen Keith DAVIS
Mother: Carol Jeanne BAHUN
1. Jessica MINTON, b: 24 Feb 1976, Valparaiso, Porter Co., Indiana
2. Samantha MINTON, b: 25 Jul 1979, Valparaiso, Porter Co., Indiana
Bill was killed in an accident at the Gary Works plant of U.S. Steel. An account of the death can be found in the Post-Tribune (Gary, Indiana) on Tuesday, October 24, 1995 as follows:
U.S. Steel worker dies in fall from train
U S. Steel worker died Monday after a fall from an elevated train at the Gary Works plant.
William M. Minton, 45, of Valparaiso, was among a crew replacing decking on the so-called high line,
which carried raw materials on a railroad line in blast furnace 13, when he fell at 1:20 p.m. He died at 3
p.m. at Methodist Hospitals Northlake campus.
Minton, a 26-year employee, was an ironworker in the operations/services department.
Plant officials are investigating the accident, said U.S. Steel spokesman Tom Ferrall.