SUFFOLK, VA. -Rev. Timothy James Minor, 54, of Suffolk, VA, formerly of Coudersport, passed away on Sunday May 27th, 2018. Born on September 20, 1963 in Coudersport, he was a son of Dr. Rev. David Minor Sr. and Lorraine A. Moore Minor.
Pastor Tim was a passionate man, this came through in everything he put his hand to. As a husband, father, prophet, musician, and friend, he always embodied life lived authentically transparent. Whether he was preaching a fiery sermon, revealing the secrets of men’s hearts, leading worship, or just playing the blues, he served and lived enthusiastically. His deep love for the broken, outcast, and lost led him across so many hurting people’s paths. His immense compassion and kindness were known by all. Few will forget his industrious humor and defining wit, and all will miss how his well-timed and playful jokes could lighten the tensest of situations. When you were with him, you knew what it must have been like to have been with and loved by Jesus.
Surviving besides his wife, Leah Minor of Suffolk, and his mother of Coudersport, Pa., are three children, Rebekah Minor, Timothy James Minor II, and Emily Robinson; two grandchildren, Emma Miller and Timothy Lincoln Minor; five siblings, Sharon A. (the Rev. Larry) Richter of Port Allegany, Karen J. (Timothy) Knapp of Coudersport, David J. (Michelle) Minor, Jr. of Sarasota, Fla., Judge Stephen P. B. (Marie) Minor of Coudersport, and the Rev. John J. (Gina) Minor of Coudersport; and many nieces and nephews.
Pastor Tim was predeceased by his father on October 22, 2017.
Funeral services were held in Rock Church International, Virginia Beach, VA on Thursday, May 31, 2018, with the Rev. Becky Greenstreet, officiating. Worship was led by Rev. Landon Spradlin.
A service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the Gospel Tabernacle Church, Coudersport. Burial will be in Eulalia Cemetery, Coudersport.
Pastor Tim’s family has entrusted local arrangements to the care of Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Pastor Tim, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com.