Hurdel Effert Minton, 100 of Morgantown, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at his residence. He was an Edmonson County Kentucky native and son of the late Allen Thurman and Stella Phelps Minton. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, founder of Minton Oil and Service Station, farmer, Kentucky Colonel, dozer operator, dug water wells during the depression, was in the timber business, sold Rawleigh Products, owner of Nolin Stone Co. in Edmonson County and delivered papers for the Daily News. He was preceded in death by one son Gateward Darrell Minton, 2 daughters; Nancy Jean Vaughn and Martha Ann Minton, wives Eunice Minton and Pauline Minton; 3 sisters; Margie, Opal and Betty and 3 brothers; Gateward, Opie, and Evan.
Hurdel Effert Minton is survived by his wife Maxine Minton of Morgantown, Ky.; 2 sons James Allen Minton and wife Anita of Morgantown, Ky. and David Bruce Minton and wife Becky of Morgantown, Ky. sister Gaye Luber of San Antonio, TX; brother Hayward Minton and wife Margaret of Bowling Green, Ky.; 2 step sons Steve Bratcher and wife Cynthia of Bowling Green, Ky and Ralph Bratcher and wife Stacie of Brentwood, TN; adopted daughter Jeanie Grisham and husband Phillup of Dallas Texas; 20 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at the Jones Funeral Chapel Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 10:00am with Speaker Richard Anthony officiating. Burial will be in the Minton Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Thursday, February 9, 2012 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm, Friday 8:00am – 8:00pm and Saturday from 8:00am until funeral time at the Jones Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.jonesfuneralchapel.com