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Willie Eddie Minton

ROCK HILL -- Mr. Willie Eddie (Buck) Minton, of 420 Hagins Street, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007 at Ridgeway Rehabilitation & Health Center in Ridgeway.

The funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nazareth Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. John T. McCoy, officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

A native of York County, he was the son of the late Thomas Minton Sr. and Louise Minton. He was a member of Nazareth Baptist Church.

He is survived by one son, Thomas Antwan Watkins of Rock Hill; one daughter, Twana Willette Watkins of Rock Hill; three grandchildren, Corey K. Neely Jr., Corterious K. Neely and Tamarion M.H. Watkins, all of Rock Hill; two brothers, Johnny Minton (Greta) of Chester and Thomas Minton Jr. of Baltimore, Md.; six sisters, Willie Mae Kennedy, Catherine Kennedy, Fannie Hinton (Willie), and Alice Miller, all of Rock Hill, Alise Mobley (George) of McConnells, and Maggie Dye of New York state.

Mr. Minton may be viewed from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Robinson Funeral Home and from 12:30 p.m. until time of the service Wednesday at the church. The family will receive friends at the home.