James Minnis

James “Mike” Michael Minnis

The Dalles, Ore.

September 29, 1947 - February 8, 2014

James Michael “Mike” Minnis, 66, a resident of The Dalles, Oregon died at home Saturday, February 8, 2014.
Mike was born September 29, 1947 in Medford, Oregon the second of three children to James and Emma (Houston) Minnis. He was raised and educated in Medford and Jacksonville, Oregon graduating from Medford High School in 1965. On February 14, 1983 he and Peggy Sue Carpenter were married. He came to The Dalles in 1977 where he owned and operated Mike Minnis Painting.
Mike enjoyed fishing, bowling, reading and spending time with his grandkids playing games and doing puzzles.
He is survived by his only daughter, Meagan Smith and her husband Shane and their children Alexis and Hailey; his brother Dan Minnis and his wife Celeste, his ex-wife Peggy Carpenter Minnis whom he was still with; stepsons Pete and John Miller and step grandson Kolt Miller.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Heart of Hospice or Home at Last animal shelter.


palmtrees 4 years, 8 months ago

I am so very sorry to hear the tragic news about Mike. I send my sincere condolences to the family and wish you comfort and peace during this difficult time. He was a good man and left a mark on everyone that knew him. Rest in peace Mike.

                                                                       Carolyn "White" Bradley

madjim5556 4 years, 7 months ago

Just wanted to say how sorry I am about Mike's passing. He was always such a nice person. My condolences to the family and may you know that prayers are with all of you.

Jim & Madeline Grant


madjim5556 4 years, 7 months ago

I am so sorry to hear that Mike passed away. I want to say to the family how sorry I am for their loss, as Mike was such a nice person to me. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Sincerely, Jim & Madeline Grant


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