Gary Mincher of Festus died Sunday at the age of 78. He was a Salesperson for Alco American Locomotive Company and Railroad Service & Supplies.

He is survived by his wife Sandra, sons Scott and Dennis Parker and five grandchildren.

Per Gary Mincher’s request, there will be no formal services. Arrangements are being handled by the Mahn Funeral Home in De Soto.

Memorials can be made to Open Door Animal Sanctuary in House Springs.