Charlie Jackson Minor, age 86, of 494 Old Hwy 21, Sparta, NC passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at his residence.

He was born April 26, 1934 in Davie County to the late Charlie Walker and Daisy Viola Burton Minor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lucile Colon Minor; one daughter, Janice Smith; one son, Paul Allen Minor; five brothers, Franklin Minor, George Minor, Calvin Minor, Grady Minor, Roy Minor; two sisters, Mary Waller and Nettie Seamon. Everyone Charlie met was a friend. He never met a stranger. He loved his family. He is survived by three sons, David Minor of Sparta, Richard Minor and wife Kathy of West Jefferson, Jay Minor and wife Patty of Glade Creek; four daughters, Paula Hunt and husband Tommy of Sparta, Patricia McCarn of Sparta, Donna Cagle of Harmony, Rebecca Renegar and husband Donald of Yadkinville; one brother, William Minor of Advance; one sister, Dorothy Farmer of Lexington; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.A private graveside service to honor the life of Charlie at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Sparta Cemetery with Reverend James Worrell officiating. There will be no formal visitation at the funeral home. Due to the current COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We ask all family members attending the service to please bring and wear a mask. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany, PO Box 1287, Sparta, NC 28675. The family would like to extend special thanks to his caregivers, Debbie and Joshua, and to Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany.

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