Mr. Rush E. Minter
- November 30, 1926 - June 23, 2012
- Charlottesville, Virginia
of Rush's Passing
Hospice of the Piedmont
675 Peter Jefferson Pkwy, Suite 300
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Monticello Wesleyan Church Memorial Fund
2001 Earlysville Road
Earlysville, VA 22936
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“Dale and family,
We are sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Our thoughts are with you and your family.
1 of 11 | Posted by: Jim and Sue Haley - Harrisonburg, VA
“brenda and steve prayers of comfort for you two and the rest of the family during this difficult time
2 of 11 | Posted by: vicky harris - charlottesville, VA
“Our hearts are heavy and we will miss Rush a lot. He was a wonderful person to me each and every time I had the pleasure of speaking with him. God...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Marcie Johnson - Charlottesville, VA
“Lorene, Dale, Steve, Brenda and Family:
Our deepest condolences to each of you. God has special plans for "Dad Rush". He was such an exceptional...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Charles & Bonnie Frazier - VA
“Rush was a big influence on my life,and career at Sperry, I will always remember him with a great respect, and the help he was to me on the job and...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Dennis M. Ward - Charlottesville, VA
“We are so sorry for your loss but rejoice in heaven's gain. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. sincerely, Anthony and Norma Branham
6 of 11 | Posted by: Anthony and Norma Branham - VA
“our thoughts and prayers go out to the family may god be with you in your time of need
7 of 11 | Posted by: jimmy melissa and bryson estes
“My condolences to the family at this time. Sorry for your loss.
8 of 11 | Posted by: Lee Acosta - Raleigh, NC
“We send our heartfelt sympathy in your time of sorrow. May the Lord guide and keep you safe and strong. We will keep you in our prayers. God bless...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Candy and Mike Brown - Southside, TN
“Missing my best friend, especially on those 15 minute jobs at Monticello Wesleyan Church. He is dearly missed. Praying for all of family during...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Betty & George Callaway - VA
“Lorene, Steve, Brenda, Dale and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Rush. He was a special part of my life and a great Christian...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Carol (Callaway) Dellinger - VA
Rush E. Minter, 85, of Charlottesville, VA went home to be with his personal Lord & Savior on June 23rd after a courageous battle with dementia and heart disease.
He was born in November, 1926 in Draper (now Eden), North Carolina to the late Paul and Annie Minter. In addition, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Dillard, Webb, Jim Willie and Tommi-Joe and two sisters, Cora and Lottie Mae Law.
He served his country in the Merchant Marines and the U.S. Army from 1945-1955.
He was a devout Christian who was very soft spoken and had a kind word for all. He was a dedicated member of the Monticello Wesleyan Church where he served his Lord in many capacities.
He was employed by Sperry Marine for 30 years as a machinist until his retirement in 1985.
Rush is survived by his wife and best friend of 63 years, Lorene Minter of Charlottesville; two sons, Dale E. Minter and his wife Debbie of Lincoln, Nebraska and Steve and his wife Brenda of Earlysville, VA; three grandchildren, Tyler, Matthew and Joshua and his wife Claire; a god-daughter, Christie Durham of Crozet; and a sister, Marie Nance and husband Maynard of Ruffin, NC.
He also leaves numerous nieces and nephews to cherish his memory with a special thanks to Linda Sasser and Rhonda Law for their special "touch" when needed most.
The family would like to thank Dr. John Carpenter and the special staff at the Hospice of the Piedmont and the Veterans Administration for special touch and many hours of dedicated service.
We would like to express a special thanks to Jill Blakey for her compassionate touch for the last year in his night care. We have grown to love you and have considered you a godsend.
A Celebration of Life will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, June 28, 2012 at the Monticello Wesleyan Church with the Reverend Jerry Harding officiating. Interment will follow at Dan View Cemetery in Eden, NC following a short service and viewing.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at the Teague Funeral Home.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made in his honor to the Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Pkwy, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911 or to the Monticello Wesleyan Church Memorial Fund, 2001 Earlysville Road, Earlysville, VA 22936.