TUNNEL HILL, Ill. - Services for Michael P. McGinnis, 61, of Tunnel Hill will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. David Diestelkamp will officiate. Burial will be in Vienna Fraternal Cemetery with military rites conducted.
Mr. McGinnis died at 3:27 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at his home.
Mr. McGinnis was a veteran of the U.S Air Force. He owned and operated McGinnis Logging Co., and was a sports correspondent for the Vienna Times and Goreville Gazette newspapers. He was a member of the 4th & Lewis Street Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Patti Duer McGinnis; his children, Zachary McGinnis of Herrin, Kalie McGinnis, Ethan McGinnis and Hannah McGinnis, all of Tunnel Hill; his mother, Charlotte McGinnis of Freeport; three sisters, Kathy Sies and Maureen Kornfeind, both of Freeport, and Mary Swearengen of Point Lookout, Mo.; and a brother, Tim McGinnis of Freeport.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence J. McGinnis.
Friends may call after 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Heather Harper Treat Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 98, Vienna, IL 62995, to Hospice of Southern Illinois, 204 Halfway Road, Marion IL 62959 or to the Chicagoland Florida College Booster Club, c/o David Diestelkamp, 940 N. Elmwood Drive, Aurora, IL 60506.