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Robert Donald Minner, 78, a long time resident of Fallon, NV. passed away
at Renown Medical Medical Center, due to complications from a surgery on May 15,
2014 with his loving wife Kathie, and daughter Amanda by his side.
Bob was born on October 23, 1935 to Dorothy (Travis) Minner and Robert
Lowell Minner in San Bernardino, California. Both parents passed away
unexpectedly, and his grandparents,Ray and Violet Travis took him under their
wing. In 1938, they moved to Fallon and owned a dairy on Wade Lane. After
graduating from Churchill County High in 1954, he was drafted into the US Army,
where he served 2 years as a Radio Operator. After being honorably discharged,
he went on to start his own custom farming and land leveling business in
Bob was a life member of NRA and also a member of Stillwater Firearms. He
enjoyed farming, shooting , any kind of John Deere , and of course, having
coffee every morning at the Cock N Bull or JD Slinger’s with his close
He leaves behind his wife of 23 years, Kathie; children, Diana (Eric) Olsen
of Fallon; Jennifer (Clint) Waggoner of Dayton, NV.; Amanda (Nick) Brown of
Fallon; Cloe; Justin (Kim) Downs of Fallon; his uncle, Don (Simmie) Travis;
grandchildren, Natalie Waggoner; James Waggoner; Jace Downs, Kimberly Downs;
Allysen and Kyle Olsen and cousin, Linda (Ed) Stockton of Yerington.
He will be sorely missed by everyone, and never forgotten. The family
wishes donations be made in Bob’s memory to Churchill Animal Protection, CAPS at
PO Box 5128 Fallon, NV 89407.
A Celebration of Bob’s life will be held on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 11:00 A
M at The Gardens Funeral Home with interment to follow at Churchill County
Cemetery with Military Honors.
“Death leaves a heartche no one can heal; love leaves a memory no one can
Arrangements are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home 2949
Austin Highway Fallon, Nevada 89406 775 423-8928