Richard J. Minns

Goodbye to an artist, a music man, and a friend.

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Richard J. Minns at Victoria Hospital on October 28th, 2018 at the age of 63. Richard was the loving husband to the late great Susan Minns. Devoted father to his sons Jacob and Jesse. Father-in-law to Jocelyn and Nicole. Big brother to Steve Minns and Jackie Minns. Son of Eric Minns and Vicki Minns. Grand Pappy to Jude, Lincoln, Nolan, Reese and Beckham. Loving boyfriend of Kim Kaitell.

Richard was born in Toronto, Ontario on April 11, 1955. Richard moved to London, Ontario with his young family in 1989 where he lived and worked for the remainder of his life. Richard was a well-known member of the London music, arts and graphic design communities. Richard will be remembered for his talent for photography and his ability to see the beauty in simplicity. Richard was a seeker and a thinker. Richard loved art, philosophy, theology, and his family.

Please join us for Rick’s celebration of life being held at the London Music Club at 470 Colborne St. London, ON, on November 11th from 1pm – 5pm. He requested you wear black and white.


4 Comments on “Richard J. Minns”

  1. Jack & I were so sorry to hear of Rick’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jacob and Jesse and all the family. Cherish the many wonderful memories created over the years. Sincerely, Sandra & Jack Lunney

  2. Rick’s sense of humour always brings a smile to our faces. Happy memories of our kid’s growing up together, Rick and Sue sadly missed. They are happily together again in heaven. Praying for the comfort of the family.
    Mike and Gail Redman

  3. There are no words, you could watch from afar and see the love , devotion and kindness , a great human being.
    May God guide you thru the days and months ahead.
    Special prayers for his dear friend and partner Kim .
    Elizabeth Hodge

  4. We were so very sad to hear about Rick’s passing! Rick was an amazing individual…creative, caring and loving person.. Loving thoughts go out to Jesse and Jacob and their families. And to his very caring girlfriend Kim.
    You will be so missed Richard. (Rick and Sue together again.)

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