BEAVER DAM — Larry Dean Minton passed away peacefully at his home in Beaver Dam on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. He was born on Sept. 3, 1948, to the late Ira D. and Virginia Minton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Donald Minton; and a sister, Ruby Shown.
Larry was the pastor of Charity Faith Chapel and served as a volunteer prison chaplain at Blackburn Correctional Complex and Greenville Correctional Center. He was also the founding owner of Small Spot Auto Sales.
He leaves behind, his wife of 50 years, Thelma “Lois” Minton, three sons, Charlie (Laura) Schroader, Kevin (Kristie) Minton and Robert (Beth) Minton, and one daughter, Leah (Jeff) Decker, all of Beaver Dam; and one brother, Charles “Peewee” (Dolly) Minton; of Madisonville. He was a loving papaw to seven granddaughters, Cheyenne Roarke, Abbygail Schroader, Lexy Schroader, Emily Minton, Ruby Minton, Avery Decker and Adaline Decker; two grandsons, Simon Schroader and Isaiah Dean Minton; two step-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Christopher Coppage; two great-grandsons, Brantley Roarke and Hudson Dean Roarke; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, with Brother Tim Smith officiating. Friends may visit with Larry’s family from 4-7 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left for the family of Larry Dean Minton by visiting his memorial tribute at www.danksfuneralhome.