James Lavon McMinn (Jim), 84 years old, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021, at Rocky Mountain Care in Tooele, UT after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Born January 12, 1937, in Benjamin, TX. He was a proud Korean vet, a medic assigned to Army Special Forces. Most of his career he owned AAA Exterminator Co. in Odessa, TX. In his free time he enjoyed camping, fishing, horses, and dancing. He was a storyteller about his life and accomplishments to all that would listen. Survived by daughter Mildred Huff and husband Michael Huff of Tooele, UT, daughter Lorraine Duncan of Kansas City, MO, son Thomas McMinn of Ferris, TX. Grandchildren: Tami Preston, John Reynolds, James Reynolds, Mindy Huff, Michael McMinn, TJ Henderson, Elizabeth Henderson, Lester Duncan, Ara Askew, Thomas McMinn Jr, and 14 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his father Thomas Olan McMinn, mother Mildred Ardene Atkins, and son James McMinn Jr. Funeral will be held June 28th at 2:00 pm at Utah Veterans Cemetery & Memorial Park in Bluffdale, UT. Donations and flowers can be sent by mail or Venmo to @Mildred-Huff 1686 Mildred Huff 406 Ontario Street Tooele, UT 84074\n\nTo send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of James Lavon McMinn please visit our Sympathy Store.