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Eugene Minor Sr.

03-20-1947 to 01-28-2023

Eugene Minor Sr. was born to Henry and Mary Minor, March 20, 1947 in Knoxville TN . He departed this life January 28, 2023 after a lengthy illness. He grew up in Knoxville and attended the Knoxville City Schools and was a graduate of Austin High School class ‘66 he was an active member of his class until his health declined. He was a faithful member of Cherry Street Church of God where he served in many capacities, usher board, served in the kitchen, male chorus, Brotherhood, he also worked at the Love Kitchen for more then 10 years, etc.

Eugene was employed at Martin Marietta for 31 years as a Security Guard until he retired.

Preceded in death by parents, Henry and Mary Minor; son Jeffery Minor; grandson Jeffery E. Minor Jr.; brother, Ocie Minor; sisters, Lula Brown, Annie Minor, Patricia Willis, several aunts and uncles, former wife, Helen C. Minor.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his devoted wife of 30 years Evelyn Minor; son, Eugene (Geno) Minor Jr.; daughter, Latonya Hampton; stepdaughters, Laryssa Wilson, (Murfreesboro TN), Cassandra (Steve) Hall (Middlesburg, FL) many grandchildren and great-grands whom he loved dearly.

Special devoted friends, Larry (Deborah) Wells, and Willard Leon; special cousins, Freddie Hughes, Dottie Smith, Carlton Brown and many others.

Family will receive friends, Monday, February 6, 2023, 11:00 – 12:00 pm; Celebration of Life service, 12:00 pm at Cherry Street Church of God.


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