James “Jim” Robert Minor Sr., 76, of Bethpage, passed away on July 20th, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Bethpage, TN on December 4th, 1943 to the late Robert Cordell Minor & Delma Combs Minor.
Jim was a toolmaker for over 30 years; he started working at the Eaton Corp. in Gallatin and then Potter Brumfield in Franklin, KY, which later became Tyco. Jim was a long time member of Sulphur Fork Missionary Baptist Church, where he also served as a deacon. He was a member of Fairfield Lodge # 553 for 46 years, serving as treasurer for 30 years and serving as a grandmaster. Jim was a member of the Portland City Limits Bluegrass Band, where he sang and played guitar.
Mr. Minor is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Gladys Minor; two sons, James Robert Minor Jr. of Bethpage & Michael (Kathy) Minor of Bethpage; daughter, Melissa (Mike) Hudson of Bethpage; five grandchildren, Holly (Adam) Parker of Portland, Jordan (Drew) Napier of Bethpage, Bailey Hudson of Bethpage, Macey & Ian Minor of Bethpage; four great-grandchildren, Kaleb, Kaylah, Pete, & Vaeda; two brothers, John (Joyce) Minor of Hendersonville & Rodger (Sherry) Minor of Hendersonville; aunt, Sue Minor of Auburn, KY; numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Funeral service for Mr. Minor will be at 2:00 pm on Thursday, July 23rd at Sulphur Fork Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Danny Chandler officiating.
Visitation for Mr. Minor will be on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home and on Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm (service time) at Sulphur Fork Missionary Baptist Church.
Interment will be in Sulphur Fork Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.