Francis Grant Minor III
Grant Minor died tragically March 1, 2009, in a one-car rollover accident near Cedaredge.
Grant was born Dec. 9, 1975, to John and Patti Minor. He moved to Carbondale with his parents in 1984. He became an avid skateboarder, snowboarder and fisherman.
He treasured the friendships he made and pushed them to their limits, as he did all things.
A few months ago, Grant became a father and walked right into the role.
He will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends in the Roaring Fork Valley and across the United States. Although he hadn’t lived in the valley for years, he never really left. Carbondale was his home.
He is survived by his infant son, Grant Alexander Minor; father; girlfriend and son’s mother Karen Rohde of Cedaredge; brother John Lubbert of Grand Junction; sisters Jean Sellers of Ouray and Jane Gardner of Phoenix, Rabbit of Carbondale, and Jackie Lubbert of Warsaw, Mo.; nephews Shane McFarland of Reno, Nev., Adrian Pena of Portland, Ore., and Patrick Schliefert of Warsaw; nieces April Eames of Twin Falls, Idaho, Jennifer Pena of Phoenix, Lindsey Hefley of Broken Arrow, Okla., Shannon Schliefert of Warsaw, and Emily Sellers of Ouray; and grandnephews Taylen and Dawson Eames of Twin Falls, Idaho, and Michael Schliefert of Warsaw.
He was preceded in death by sister Kelly Minor; mother; and grandmother Thelma Harvey.
In lieu of flowers, please put in writing stories of Grant for his son, so he will some day know his father. These may be sent to P.O. Box 593, Carbondale, CO 81623.
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