Leonard Lee Mink, 70, of Paoli

Leonard Lee Mink, 70, of Paoli


Leonard Lee Mink, 70, of Paoli, passed on April 22 at his home in Paoli.  He was born November 17,1953 in Paoli, IN to William “Willy” and Ora Reese Mink, both of whom preceded him.  He was also preceded by brothers: Wayne, Jim, and Clarence Mink, and sister: Jean Hughes.  He married Vicky Newlin on July 26, 1975, and she survives.

Leonard attended church at Little Mission and Lost River Missionary Baptist Church.

He retired from Layne Construction.

Leonard enjoyed fishing and tinkering with small engines.  What he loved most of all was spending time with his family and his beloved dog Axle.

Leonard is survived by:

Wife:Vicky Mink, Paoli, IN

Mother: Edna Cole                                

Son: Russell Mink (Amber), Noblesville, IN

Daughter:Correna Ames (Leland), Paoli, IN

5 Brothers: Tom Mink, Paoli, IN; Lester (Linda) Mink, Paoli, IN; Erton Cole, Hardinsburg, IN; Duane (Norma) Dunn, Paoli, IN; Robert Dunn                 Hardinsburg, IN

5 Sisters:

Fannie Sours, Paoli, IN; Emily Condra, Paoli, IN; Bonnie Leonard, Paoli, IN; Ann (Mike) Shults, Paoli, IN and Nora (Darrell) Doane, Williams, IN

Sister + Brother-In-Law: Regina (Dwight) Cline, Paoli, IN

Also surviving Leonard: 7 Grandchildren: Kody Allen, Bridget Smith, Kaison Ames, Braighton Ames, Jaxsen Ames, Bella and Allie Mink.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, 226 W Campbell Street, Paoli, IN 47454.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at the funeral home. 

Interment to follow at Paoli Community Cemetery.

Online condolences can be made at dillmanscottfuneralhome.com.