John F. McGinnis
1933 - 2020
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John F. McGinnis

Springfield - John F. McGinnis passed away on December 13, 2020 at The Gardens in Springfield, MO.

Jack was born in Kansas City, MO to Paul and Sydney McGinnis on May 27, 1933. He married Margot Hogin on May 18, 1956 in Kansas City. He graduated from General Motors Institute and proceeded to work for General Motors in the Pontiac Division for 30 years. He was a veteran of the Korean war where he served in the Army. He and Margot traveled to 49 states in their motor home. He was active in his church, donated as much as he could to the blood bank and was a great host. He also had a love for fishing.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents and sister.

Jack is survived by his wife Margot, his daughters Susan Gilmore and Linda McGauley (Mike), his brother Charles McGinnis, Grandchildren Sarah Suffel (Josh), Tyler McGauley, Julie Buzard, and Lauren McGauley. Great grandchildren Parker, Aiden and Avery.

Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association or to the Alzheimer's Association.

Services will be held at a later date. Online condolences can be done at

The family wishes to thank the staff at The Gardens and Haven Hospice.

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Published in News-Leader from Jan. 8 to Jan. 10, 2021.
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