Sergeant Major William D. McMinn's suffering ended 23 July 2021 peacefully surrounded by love. Bill is the definition of a PATRIOT his love for his country was unmatched. Sergeant Major McMinn served 26 years in the United States Army and 10 years with the US Postal Service. The only thing he loved more was family and friends. He leaves behind his rock, his wife of 48 years Karola, 4 children; Donna McMannes (Jeff deceased), Bill Jr (Mike), Tina Deines (Brent) and Rebecca Bring (Rob). Also, 6 grandchildren, Christopher McMannes, Cody McMannes, Billy Gibbons, Karylanns Gibbons, Anneliese Bring and Charles Bring he will be missed by his 5 great grandchildren; Tristian McMannes, William McMannes, Forrest McMannes, Isabella McMannes and Miles Gibbons. Brothers Barry McMinn (Sandy) and David McMinn (Doris) reside in Batesville MS and have lost their big brother. Bill was always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone whether with sage advice or hands on. He was a man of many talents. He played guitar and was a master carpenter; the furniture he made reflected his beautiful soul. He will be laid to rest at Fort Bliss National Cemetery with Full Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the El Paso Humane Society. Bill will always be deeply loved and missed but never forgotten. He was one of a kind.
Committal Service will be at 9:30am on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at Fort Bliss National Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Services entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home Northeast. Please visit his memorial at www.sunsetfuneralhomes.net.
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