James L. Minor

June 15, 1932 - August 13, 2016

06/15/1932 - 08/13/2016

Past Services

Tuesday August 16, 2016
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Wednesday August 17, 2016
Powhatan Cemetery
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942
Wednesday August 17, 2016
11:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

James L. “Jim” Minor, 84, of Jacobsburg, OH died Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Liza’s Place of Valley Hospice, Wheeling, WV.  He was born June 15, 1932 in Moundsville, WV; a son of the late Bessie Minor Hohman.

Jim retired after 20 years of service from the U.S. Air Force serving in the Korean Conflict.  He also was a retired employee of First Energy’s former R.E. Burger Power Plant, was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church and the American Legion Post # 521.  Jim enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ohio State Buckeyes, gardening and his beloved dog, Finn.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Francis Hohman.

Surviving are his loving wife of 61 years Margaret M. Mottle Minor; two daughters, Ruth A. DeFelice of Shadyside, OH and Ethel R. (Thomas) Brown of Pipe Creek; three grandchildren, Amanda DeCaria, Tony J. (Darrnell) DeFelice and Angela DeFelice; five great-grandchildren, Gianna, Isabella and Dario DeFelice, Alex and Tori DeCaria.

Friends will be received Tuesday from 2-8 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Ave. Shadyside, OH where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 am with Rev. Gregory Blair officiating.  Burial will follow in Powhatan Cemetery.

Full Military Honors will be conducted at 7 pm Tuesday in the funeral home by the Belmont County Council of American Legions.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Liza’s Place of Valley Hospice by going to “TMCFunding.com”

To donate please CLICK HERE.

Share your thoughts and memories of Jim with his family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com


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Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
7 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of James L. Minor, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

US Air Force Veteran, James L. Minor, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Don & Margie Brown
7 years ago

We are so sorry for the loss of your father – our thoughts are with you.

Carolyn Brown
7 years ago

Ruth and family so ery sorry for your loss, prayers.