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John A. McGinnes

February 6, 1944 January 15, 2018
John A.  McGinnes
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Obituary for John A. McGinnes

John A. McGinnes, 73, of Dearing, Kansas passed away at Windsor Place in Coffeyville.

John Arthur McGinnes was born February 6, 1944 in Fredonia, Kansas the son of Edgar McGinnes and Marie (Ferguson) McGinnes. He grew up and attended schools in Fredonia and Garfield, Kansas.

He was united in marriage to Connie Turner and they were later divorced.

He was united in marriage to Debbie Galemore and they later divorced.

John was self employed and was a truck driver. He also was involved with the rodeo and rode bulls, bare bronc rider and rodeo clown. He was an assistant trainer at Delmar Race Track and worked at Warner Brothers in California.

John enjoyed horse racing, rodeos, playing cards and dominoes.

He was a member of the American Legion and VFW in Cherryvale and Eagles Club in Coffeyville.

Survivors include children: Cheryl Sander of Spearman, Texas
Karen Schinstock of Wichita, Kansas
Bill McGinnes of Wichita, Kansas
Calvin McGinnes of Dearing, Kansas
Kevin McGinnes of Chanute, Kansas
Step children Jay McGinnes of Springfield, Missouri
Tonya Bigpond of Humboldt. Kansas

Siblings: Ed McGinnes of Council Grove, Kansas
Jim McGinnes of Great Bend, Kansas
Bill McGinnes of Parsons, Kansas
Jack McGinnes of Coffeyville, Kansas
Lee Merrick of Mound Valley, Kansas
Velma McGinnes of Independence, Kansas
Viola Long of Cherryvale, Kansas
Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Darryl McGinnes and grandson, Jeremiah McGinnes.

Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM at Wickham Family Funeral Home, 510 N. 7th, Fredonia, Kansas, Thursday, January 18, 2018. Celebration of Life Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Friday, January 19, 2018 at Wickham Family Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Fredonia City Cemetery.

Memorial remembrances are suggested to Kindred Hospice and they may be left or mailed to the funeral home.

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5:00 PM 1/18/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/18/2018 7:00:00 PM
Wickham Family Funeral Home - Fredonia

510 N 7th St
Fredonia, KS 666736

Wickham Family Funeral Home - Fredonia
510 N 7th St Fredonia 666736 KS
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 1/19/2018 11:00:00 AM
Wickham Family Funeral Home - Fredonia

510 N 7th St
Fredonia, KS 666736

Wickham Family Funeral Home - Fredonia
510 N 7th St Fredonia 666736 KS
United States

Cemetery Details


Fredonia City Cemetery Final Resting Place

South Cement Plant Road
Fredonia, Kansas 66736

South Cement Plant Road Fredonia 66736 Kansas
United States

Memorial Contribution

Kindred Hospice


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