Mintrell Davis, Sr., 80, a retired engineer of the Secretary of Defense, of Las Vegas, passed away January 20, 2013. He was born August 29, 1932 in Chicago, IL, and had been a resident of Nevada since 1992. Mintrell is survived by his sons, Mintrell Davis, Jr. and Gregory Davis; his brothers, Ricardo and Gene Davis; granddaughter, Crystal Davis; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Ruben, Arnold, Pierre, Bernard, Rudolph, John, Ralph, Edward, Kenneth, Cecil, Ramona, and Virgil Davis; and his son, Glenn Davis. A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 31st from 3:00 to 7:00p.m. and the funeral service on Friday, February 1st at 11:00a.m. at Palm Mortuary, 1600 S. Jones Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146. The interment would be at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City, Nevada, 89005.