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Roy Calvin Minton, Sr.
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Obituary for Roy Calvin Minton, Sr.

Mr. Roy Calvin Minton, Sr., age 76 of Hays passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 at his home.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, November 24, 2017 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Wood and Rev. Phillip LaPard officiating. the body will be placed in the church at 10:30 AM. Burial will be in Moravian Falls Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Wednesday evening at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Minton was born May 2, 1941 in Wilkes County to Florence Geneva Minton. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and served in the United States Navy.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one sister; Joyce and one brother; Leonard Minton.

He is survived by his wife; Shirley Eller Minton of the home, three daughters; Patricia Brewer and husband Carlie of North Wilkesboro, Vanda Lana Bare of Hays, Shirley Petroline and husband Mike of Vero Beach, FL., one son; Roy Calvin Minton, Jr. and wife Gail of Hays, five grandchildren; Joseph Brewer, Andrew Brewer, Lane Bare, Jonathon Minton, Joshua Minton and one great grandson; Rylen Bare, two sisters; Pattie Luna of Moravian Falls, Reba Minton of Moravian Falls and one brother; Donald Minton and wife Amy of Clemmons.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





11:00 AM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church

1264 Mtn. Valley Ch. Rd
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Cemetery Details


Moravian Falls Cemetery

Moravian Falls, NC 28624


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