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Forrest Minor

Forrest Lafonn "Pop" Minor

Friday, June 18th, 1954 - Monday, August 10th, 2020
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Revelation 21:4 " And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall their be any more pain:"

Mr. Forrest Lafonn Minor, 66, of 1008 Suncrest Ave., Statesville, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020, at his residence. He was born in Iredell County on June 18, 1954, and was the son of the late Eugene Minor and Lorene Gray Minor.

He attended Morningside High School and at one time was employed by Merchant Metals. He was a gifted musician, a guitar player and worked through various churches including New Life Missionary Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Ann Moore and one brother, Jerry Minor. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Denny Minor, who survives.

He leaves to cherish the memory of his life, in addition to his wife, Carolyn Minor; four step-children, Detria Denny, Anitra Denny and Adrian Lowery, all of Mooresville and Joe Lowery of Charlotte; his siblings, Doris Joyce, Shirley McClain, Ken Minor and Roy A. Minor, all of Statesville and Sylvia Minor of High Point; his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; Steve Denny of Mooresville, Maryland Little of Mt. Airy, Alferia "Talmadge" Conner of Mooresville; this grandchildren, Deante Denny, Jekarre Jones, Arianna Lowery, Josiah Lowery, Adrian Lowery, Jr., Adriana Lowery and Xavier Hoyle; several great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Saturday, August 15, 2020, at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. Pastor Tewanna Myers will officiate and Minister Keisha Minor Carr will eulogize with burial to follow in the Belmont Cemetery.

There will be NO PUBLIC VISITATION, unfortunately, with the COVID-19 Virus we, at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home, along with other funeral homes across the country, have been issued a mandate to limit the number of family and/or friends at funeral services. YOU CAN ONLY ENTER THE FUNERAL WITH A FUNERAL PASS WHICH WILL BE GIVEN TO THE FAMILY.

TO VIEW ONLINE STREAMING OF THE SERVICE...GO TO FACEBOOK TO Bernardeane's Page
AFTER THE SERVICE IS OVER YOU CAN VIEW THE ONLINE VIDEO BY CLICKING ON HIS PICTURE ON OUR WEBSITE. GO TO The BOOK OF MEMORIES CLICK ON PHOTOS AND VIDEO. YOU WILL SEE A LINK TO FACEBOOK - THAT'S THE ONLINE VIDEO.

Visit the Book of Memories for Mr. Minor at www.rutledgeandbigham.com. Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Minor Family.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, August 15th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, August 15th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary
    Address
    603 South Center Street
    STATESVILLE, NC 28677
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    Officiant
    Pastor Tewanna Myers
    Co-Celebrant
    Minister Keisha Minor Carr
  • Interment

    Friday, August 14th, 2020 |
    When
    Friday, August 14th, 2020
    Location
    Belmont Cemetery
    Address
    Greenbriar Road
    Statesville

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Rasheed Brown Sr.

Posted at 10:40pm
My man.. I'll never forget the times in rehearsal and on the road playing. We had fun.. we were brothers.. I'll miss you Pop Pop .. Love Rockystock.. lol your name you gave me..
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Karen Jones (mookie)

Posted at 04:13am
Going to miss your smile and your playing of the guitar. Now you can play in Heaven rest my friend until we meet again. Much 💘.
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Cynthia Nesbit Clark

Posted at 06:25pm
My dear cousin Forrest, you will be truly be miss. You were always the same every time we saw each other always with a smile. And you and that guitar, you could make it sound like no one else. You were truly a master with it. Now you will be playing in heaven. Will miss you cousin❤️
 
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Harry Carruth Posted at 08:52am

Forrest (pop) your smile and kindest will truly be missed. RIP my cousin.
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