John Dewayne Minks, 49, of Malden, Mo., passed away on July 30. 2017.

Mr. Minks was born on Oct. 7, 1967 in Eureka, CA. He worked as a carpenter for Dwelling Construction and enjoyed fishing, working on cars and electronics.

On December 7, 2012, John married Amber Minks in Corning, Arkansas. She survives.

Also surviving are his two children, Jessica Endsley of Gulf Port, Miss. And Justin Minks of Malden, Mo.; mother, Sandra Kay Walburn of Livingston, LA.; 2 sisters, Kristie Kay Simoneaux of Walker, LA., Shonna Renee Williamson of Dequincy, LA.; and 3 grandchildren.

Preceding him in death was his father, Chris Dewayne Minks.

No services have been scheduled at this time.