Arlin Lee Minton
Arlin Lee “Pudge” Minton, 53, of 1026 Elizabeth Road, Alpena, passed away at Alpena Regional Medical Center on Thursday, November 18, 2010. Arlin was born in Alpena to Floyd and Shirley (Melligen) Minton on August 15, 1957. He was co-owner of Minton Cedar Post and Lumber. On August 30, 1997 Arlin married the former Angela E. Fitzpatrick. Mr. Minton enjoyed Big Daddy’s Motor Sports, loved kids, and travelled to area outdoor events with a concession stand. Surviving are his wife, Angela; 3 children, Hope, Austin, Heather; his mother, Shirley; 4 brothers, Mitchell and Sherry, Dallas Sr., Rodney, Florian; 2 sisters, Sandy and Larry Macklin, Sherlyn and Harold Manning; several nieces and nephews; mother and father-in-law, Gordon and Connie Shields. Preceding him in death was his father, Floyd. Visitation will be Saturday at the Bannan Funeral Home beginning at 12:00 noon until the time of the memorial service at 4:00 p.m. with Major Craig Stoker officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arlin’s family.