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Official Obituary of

Richard Maxwell Minor

November 7, 1932 ~ March 22, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Richard Minor Obituary

Richard Maxwell Minor, age 91, of Erwin, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2024. He was a native of Rusk County, Texas and son of the late Richard Minor and Clara Maxwell Minor. Richard lived most of his life in Texas before moving to Erwin over twenty-two years ago.

He was a United States Army Veteran who served his country honorably. Richard was awarded a National Defense Service Medal and a Good Conduct Medal. He retired as a Supervisor from Baker Industries.

Richard loved to raise a garden. He enjoyed watching football and NASCAR. Richard liked to play games on his computer and connect with family and friends on Facebook.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by one son, Danny Minor; two stepsons: Jr Grindstaff and Ronnie Grindstaff; two brothers and three sisters.

Richard leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife of thirty-eight years, Shirley Tittle Minor and one son, David Minor, of Texas; he also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

The Minor family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Richard’s graveside service will be held at Mountain Home National Cemetery (Historic Site) on Thursday, March 28, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery by 12:50 p.m. on Thursday.

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Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin is privileged to serve the Minor family. (423) 743-1380.

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March 27, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Robert Ledford Funeral Home and Chapel
720 Ohio Avenue
Erwin, TN 37650

Graveside Service
March 28, 2024

1:00 PM
Mountain Home National Cemetery
215 Heroes Drive
Mountain Home, TN 37684

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Those wishing to attended graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery by 12:50 p.m. on Thursday.

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