James “Jimmy” Stanley Mintz, Jr.

January 4, 1956 - February 24, 2014
James “Jimmy” Stanley Mintz, Jr.

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James “Jimmy” “Bubba” Stanley Mintz Jr. of Wilmington, NC passed away at New Hanover Regional Medical Center on February 24, 2014.

Jimmy was born in Wilmington, NC on January 4th, 1956. Through the years Jimmy was an avid outdoorsman, he shared this love with many different people. He was also known for being quite the “horse trader” and always had a deal brewing. Another hobby of his was “people watching” and he regularly enjoyed doing this downtown. His home church was the Pentecostals of Wilmington where he attended since a young child. In recent years he enjoyed spending extra time with his family and especially time with his grand-dogs.

His father, James Stanley Mintz Sr. preceded him in death. He is survived by his mother Mable Loraine Mintz of Wilmington, NC; his son James “Trey” Stanley Mintz III and wife Anna of Wilmington, NC; two sisters, Cheryl M. Poole and husband Mike of Hampstead, NC and Tana M. Williams and husband Donnie of Riegelwood, NC. The mother of Trey, Cindy N. Mintz of Wilmington, NC. Nephew Michael M. Poole Jr. and wife Alexandra of Brooklyn, NY; Niece Andrea W. Horne and husband Namen of Wilson, NC; Niece Cynthia P. Moore and husband Nathan of Hampstead, NC; Niece Lori W. Smithey and husband David of Leland, NC; two great nieces and one great nephew.

A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, February 27th 2014, at 11AM at The Pentecostals of Wilmington of 3615 Chippenham Drive Wilmington, NC, with Rev. Floyd Morris officiating. There will be a private burial at Oleander Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 6-8PM on Wednesday at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

He was a loving Dad to his son and daughter-in-law, a Mama’s boy, a big brother to his sisters, a great uncle and a friend to many. He will be missed by all!

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Pentecostals of Wilmington Church, 3615 Chippenham Drive Wilmington, NC 28412.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099

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  • February 25, 2014
    Jennifer Rife says:
    Cheryl I am so sorry to hear about your brother, your mom and family are in our prayers.

  • February 25, 2014
    Jeff n Jan Howard says:
    We so enjoyed our time with you at Thanksgiving, not knowing it would be the last time we saw you. We believe that God opened his arms up and welcomed you in to his Kingdom to join so many of our dear ones that left us recently. We will miss you and hold your family dear to our hearts, as they suffer your loss.

  • February 25, 2014
    Collura family says:
    Our prayers are with all of you during this time. If there is anything that we can do, please let us know. Love you all

  • February 25, 2014
    Landra Skinner Sims says:
    Dearest Loraine and all my family members, I was shocked to hear of Lil'Jimmy going home so soon but the Lord knows best and Jimmy is in great care. Know daddy and all the others will be happy to see him and especially grandmama. Wish I could be with all of you but you are in thought and my prayers. Loraine I will call you later when things settle down. I pray God will give all of you strength for the many days ahead. Love you all! Landra and Martin

  • February 26, 2014
    Roy Barnhill says:
    To the Mintz Family: A myriad of memories began to flood my mind upon hearing of Jim's departure. May God give you Peace and may his angels comfort you. Farewell my childhood buddy. RIP