James Dale Minton, a cherished husband, father, grandfather and brother, departed this life at his home on Nov. 15, 2012. He was born Nov. 13, 1932, in Spearman, Tex., to the union of Timothy and May Minton, who precede him in death along with a son, Jimmy Dale; grandson, Keith Timothy; brothers, George, Billy, Leroy and Daryl. He was a proud business owner of M&M Paint & Body for over 30 years. His passion has always been around cars. He was also a former member of the Pueblo Trap & Skeet Club and a member of the Pueblo Arkansas Veterans Car Club of America. He is loved and respected by all and shared his life. Survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Betty Minton; son, Ronald Minton; daughter, Brenda Gutierrez; granddaughters, Brooke Bailey, Alexzandra Gutierrez, Melanie and Missy Minton; great-grandchildren, Breezlynn Bailey, Jeremiah, Caleb, Jazzlynn Gutierrez, Abby Trujillo; siblings, Sammy, Christine, Iletta, Sharon; and numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews. He will be missed dearly - but never forgotten. Cremation has taken place, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Tues, Nov. 20, 2012, Mountain View Cemetery, 1315 Acero Ave. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Terry and I are so sorry for the loss of Jim. He was such a nice man. We could not attend funeral as Terry is out of state and won’t be back until wednesday afternoon but we needed you to know our thoughts are with you. Terry and Sally Bowen

  2. Betty, Ron, Brenda and families. I was sorry to here of the loss of Jim. I have happy memories of our families get togethers many years ago. My thoughts are with you all at this time. Pam( Stewart) Dasher

  3. Ron, Karen and girls , Sorry to hear about your dad and grandpa. The loss of a parent is such a hard thing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Cliff and Jamie Swartwood

  4. Aunt Betty, Brenda, Ronnie and families, I’m so sorry about the loss of Uncle Jim. I won’t be able to come tomorrow, but I wanted to let you all know you’re in my thoughts and prayers. When I think of Uncle Jim, I think of a few pictures in my baby book, taken at my first Christmas I believe. I was bundled up and Uncle Jim pulled me all over Granpda Dave and Grandma Bonnie’s driveway. In the pictures I am smiling and so is he. What a great smile he had! Love to you all.

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