REIDSVILLE - Henry Fletcher McGinnis, 81, of 233 Laurel Ridge Drive, died Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County. A native of Cleveland County, he was a son of the late Yates and Margaret Queen McGinnis and he lived in Reidsville since 1958.
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Henry was a member of First Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon, an assistant Sunday school teacher and a member of the Thursday morning prayer group. He was a member and past president of the Reidsville Lions Club. Henry owned and operated Williams and Co. in Reidsville and Eden for many years. After closing the stores, he opened Henry's Alterations in Eden. He was an avid golfer, a great conversationalist, was well known for his quick wit and humor and he will be missed by us all.
Henry was preceded in death by his son, David Yates McGinnis.
He is survived by his loving wife, Emma Hamrick McGinnis of the home; daughters, Marcia M. Treece of Reidsville and Donna M. Griffin and husband Hal of Reidsville; sister, Marilyn M. Gilliland and husband Henry of Montgomery, Ala.; grandchildren, Lauren G. Taylor (Lucas), Patrick Griffin (Dorothy), Daniel Treece (Keri), and Joshua Treece (Courtney); and great-grandchildren, Griffin Taylor, Ryland Treece, and Jackson Henry Treece.
The family would like to thank the staff and management of the Penn Center and Hospice of Rockingham County for all their care and concern throughout Henry's illness. They also would like to show their appreciation to their church family First Baptist Church for their continued support.
Visitation: The family will see friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Citty Funeral Home; at other times, they will be at the residence.
Funeral service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church of Reidsville
Burial: 11 a.m. Thursday in Cleveland Memorial Park, Boiling Springs.
Funeral home: Citty Funeral Home is serving the family.
Memorials: May be made to First Baptist Church 409 S. Main St. Reidsville, NC 27320 or Hospice of Rockingham Co. P.O. Box 281 Wentworth, NC 27375.
Online condolences: www.cittyfh.com
Citty Funeral Home Inc.
308 Lindsey St. Reidsville, NC 27320
Published in Shelby Star on July 1, 2014