Glen E. McGinnis, 77, of rural Orrick, Mo., passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Liberty Hospital from pneumonia and COPD.
Glen was born to Edgar McGinnis and Anna Mae (Letchworth) McGinnis on November 12, 1942 in Clay County, Mo.
He was united in married to Bonnie (Holder) McGinnis for 54 years, and was the loving father to Rodney McGinnis “Rodball” and wife Kim, and Shelley Renea Stubbeman “Shortcake”. Glen is also a proud Pa Pa to eight grandchildren, Jessica Lydy, Tommy Presbury, Steven Higginbotham, Kymmie Higginbotham, Breanna Stubbeman, Brian McGinnis, Grey Stubbeman, and Grant Stubbeman. He was Great Pa Pa to four great grandchildren, Paislee Higginbotham, Wrenlee Higginbotham, Maya Willard, and Ayden Lydy. He is also survived by one sister, Anita, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Glen was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Donnie, Vernie, Delbert and Sharon.
Glen graduated from Liberty High School in 1960. Following his graduation, he was drafted into the United States Army and served our country for two years.
Glen loved the Kansas City Chiefs and the Royals. He loved being a part of his children and grandchildren’s sports, from coaching little league baseball teams. He also loved bowling for many years. Another of Glen’s favorite things to do was watch his western movies.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Gowing Funeral Home in Orrick, followed at 11:30 a.m. with funeral services, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Riffe Cemetery near Orrick, Mo.
Memorials are suggested to The Riffe Cemetery in his memory.