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John Irvin Minter June 11, 1929 - December 3, 2021

Born: Tuesday Jun 11, 1929

Died: Friday Dec 3, 2021

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John Irvin Minter, 92, of Eden, NC, passed away on Friday, December 3, 2021, at Moses Cone Hospital.

A funeral service will be held at 11am, Monday, December 6th at Overlook Mausoleum in Eden.  A visitation will be held 1 hour prior, at Fair Funeral Home, before proceeding to the Mausoleum.

John was born on June 11, 1929, in Spray, NC, to the late John Francis Minter and Ella Flanagan Minter.  He worked as a supervisor at Fieldcrest Mills until his retirement.  He loved watching sports on TV and was a Duke fan.

He is survived by his daughters, Joyce Minter, Phyllis (David) Hall, and Gail (Ray)Woods, all of Eden; grandchildren, Nicole Gardner (Trevor), Lisa Carter (Clint), Teresa Carter, Lee Woods, Cecilia Woods; 9 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by his wife, Nola Gray Rorer Minter, and 10 sisters.
In lieu of flowers, donations my be made to a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

I am so very sorry for the loss of your precious father.   You are in mt prayers.
Jeannette B Light
Joyce, Phyllis, Gail, and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. I always enjoyed talking with him, especially about his love of Duke and my love of Carolina. 
Cheryl Williams
Joyce and family,
I am so sorry for the loss of this precious father.  May God be with you and bring you comfort during these most difficult of times.  Prayers  
Vivian Jefferson
Dear Joyce and family....So sorry for your loss!!! Praying for you all at this sad time!!! May God hold you close to His loving heart in today!!!
Micki M Neal
Will surely miss John!  We crossed paths eating all the time!  Praying for you all during this time!  May you find comfort and peace in the Lord!

Martha Patterson
My deepest sympathy, Joyce and family, on the passing of your daddy. May God give you the peace that passes all understanding. 
Cynthia Smith

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