Arthur James Minniefield, Sr., 79, of Fremont, OH passed away at his home on February 24, 2015. He was born on February 23, 1936 in Anniston, AL to the late Marian and Alice (Glover) Minniefield.
James was a concrete mason his whole working career working at various locations. He was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and then attended Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.
James is survived by his children, James (Rashae) Minniefield, Jr., Columbus, OH, Keith Minniefield, Sandusky, Rhonda K. Minniefield, Indianapolis, IN, Shelia Taylor, Erie, PA and Anita (Marvin) Minniefield Savage, Charlotte, NC; step daughters, Chandra (Tardra) Jones and Velda (Patrick) Jones; siblings, John S. Minniefield, Anniston, AL, Mary Elizabeth Baker, Heflin, AL, Lois Holyfield, Hobsin City, AL, Willie H. (Ella) Minniefield, Lexington, KY, Clarence Minniefield and Barbara Ann Minniefield both of Toledo, OH and Georgia Jones, Flint, MI; former wife, Bessie Minniefield, Fremont and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; daughters, LaToya and Debbie Minniefield; brothers, Horace and Howard Minniefield and Lucille Robinson; granddaughters, Tianna Graham and Amajia Elkins.
Visitation: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH.
Service: Wednesday, March 4, 2015; 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont
Memorials: To the family
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My cousin James was a a different kinda of guy!…Whenever he would see you it was always “Hey Cuz”…I am so sad to hear of his passing. May God pour out his blessings and give his family the ultimate peace that only he can give. You will truly be miss by the HINES/CARTER family!
My heart goes out to the family. Mr. Minniefield was a part of my life and an influence in my life. My prayers are with you all.
Sending prayers and condolences to your family. Mr . James was a very nice man I remember our fishing trips with my dad Rev. Charles Haralson. You will be missed.
Please accept my sympathy for your loss, may cherish memories forever comfort your hearts during this difficult time, soon, death will be swallowed up forever – Isaiah 25:8; Psalms 83:18.
Going to miss you Jim. It was a pleasure to have known you. RIP.
Charles Crawford Jr,
My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time!
The HINES/CARTER FAMILY
The call we received that morning will forever be in our minds..James was such a valued part of our family, and he will truly be missed. The stories he and our father shared with us are priceless…We count it a blessing to have had him in our lives,