James A. Minto

June 19, 1940 ~ December 28, 2020 (age 80)

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James A. Minto, 80, of Wintersville, Ohio passed away Monday December 28, 2020 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.  He was born June 19, 1940 in Mingo Junction, Ohio, a son of the late Clarence and Nina Stein Minto.  Jim was a proud veteran of the US Army.  Jim worked tirelessly as General Manager of Arby’s in Wintersville.  When he wasn’t working, you could find Jim at any event his daughters and granddaughters were participating in from band concerts to coaching their softball teams.

Preceding Jim in death were his four brothers, Raymond (Sonny), Robert, Calvin and Richard Minto and sister Margaret Freshwater.  He is survived by his wife Patricia Shablack Minto; three daughters; Michele Minto, Dawn Driscoll and Diana Minto; six grandchildren; Emma Minto, Kendall Driscoll and Kirsten Driscoll as well as three additional grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; three sisters; Lois Lindsay, Helen Lindsay and Mary Lou Lindsay and his beloved canine companion Chewy.

Family and friends will be received at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, Ohio on Monday January 4, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Rob Minto officiating.  Private burial at Union Cemetery.

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