Michael G. McGinnis
CIRCLEVILLE: Michael G. McGinnis, 69, of Circleville, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at his residence.
He was born February 16, 1944 in Columbus, the son of Francis G. and Betty Jane (Morris) McGinnis. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mike was a 1962 graduate of Circleville High School. He retired from AEP after 34 years of service. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and served on the church's cemetery board. Mike served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the AMVETS, VFW, American Legion, Soldiers Monumental Association, Elks, Sons of the American Revolution and was Commander of the Disabled American Veterans. Mike served on the board of the Pickaway Historical Society. He was a former Pickaway Twp. Trustee, a former Pickaway County auxiliary deputy, member of the Pickaway County Democratic Party and had formerly served on the Democrat Central Committee. Mike was a driver for the Pickaway County Veterans Service and enjoyed taking local vets to various appointments.
Mike is survived by his loving family, his wife of 46 years, Patricia A. "Pat" (Moss) McGinnis; daughter, Michele (Bernie) Lockard; grandson, Casey Lockard; sister-in-law, Donna (Floyd) Hettinger; nephew, Bradley Hettinger; aunts; cousins and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 8, 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Circleville, with Fr. Ted Machnik, celebrant. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Circleville. Friends may call from 4-7 P.M. Friday at Defenbaugh-Wise-Schoedinger Funeral Home. Wake Service will be held at 7:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Berger Hospice, 1170 N. Court St., Circleville, OH 43113 or AMVETS Post 2256 Honor Guard, 818 Tarlton Rd., Circleville.
To share a memory of Mike visit www.schoedinger.com
Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Feb. 7, 2014