A. David Minnis, age 66, of Mabelvale passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011. He was born Feb. 26, 1945, in Chillicothe, Mo. At 37, David moved to Mabelvale. He was an avid golfer who loved listening to and playing country music, clock repair and lots of inside and outside activities. He was a very dedicated Union Man who loved his family and a large host of friends.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Janie Minnis; two daughters, Tammy Maberry and husband Stanley of Dawn, M., and Rhonda Russell and husband Jeff of Mabelvale; two brothers, and Allen Minnis of Seattle, Wash. and Wayne Minnis of Carmel, Ind.; three grandchildren, Steff Hill and husband Josh of Benton, Kimberly Maberry of Dawn, Mo. and Casey Maberry of Braymer, Mo.; and four great-grandchildren, Braden, Kyrstin and Kiera Lucas, all of Benton, and Scott Maberry of Braymer, Mo.He was preceded in death by one brother, James Minnis.
Family comments: The family would like to express special thanks to Dr. Brad Baltz who David held in high regard.
Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Pinecrest Memorial Park, 7401 Hwy 5 North, Alexander. Arrangements are by Griffin Leggett Forest Hills Funeral Home in Alexander, 455-1067.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, PO Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202.
Online guest book: visit www.griffinleggettforesthills.com.