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Merton M. Minter, Jr.

Merton M. Minter, Jr.

June 24, 1933 - May 10, 2018     Age: 84

Merton Melrose Minter Jr., of Amelia Island, FL passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018. He was the son of the late Dr. Merton Melrose Minter and Katherine Huntress Minter and was born June 24, 1933 in San Antonio Texas. He attended San Antonio Academy and Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. He graduated from the University of Texas where he met his beloved wife Ann Clark Minter.

He is survived by his two sons Merton Melrose Minter III and Thomas Clark Minter; his three grandsons Nicholas, Christopher and Zachary Minter and his brother, Alan Minter.

He was a brilliant investor who learned from the best and was given the prestigious position of managing the Dominick Fund at the young age of thirty. He later started his own investment advisory firm where he continued his success personally and for his many clients and friends.

He devoted the latter part of his life to taking care of his wife Ann Clark Minter when she had Alzheimer’s. After she passed, Merton Minter served as a Deacon for the Chapel at Amelia Island Plantation and flight student of his friend Walt. His friendship and wisdom will be missed.

Services will be at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Amelia Plantation Chapel with Pastor Ted Schroder officiating.

He will be laid to rest in the Amelia Island Plantation Chapel’s Columbarium.

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