MOORESVILLE - James “Sam” Hughes Minter, 76, of Mooresville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center.

He was born Jan. 29, 1944, in Lexington, N.C., to the late Luther “Bill” Minter and Doris Farabee Minter Gibson. Mr. Minter was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Hyatt Minter; sisters, Brenda Minter Jones, Phyllis Minter Martin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Feb. 15, from 1 to 2:15 p.m., with a service following at 2:30 p.m., at Liberty Baptist Church in Mooresville, with the Revs. Eddie Graham and John Miles officiating. Burial at Prospect Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Mooresville will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Liberty Baptist Church Mission Fund, 171 Johnson Dairy Rd., Mooresville, NC 28115.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory in Mooresville is serving the Minter family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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