Obituary for Jeffrey M. McGinnis
Jeffrey M. McGinnis, 64, of Battle Creek, Michigan, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 8, 2017 at Bronson Methodist Hospital. He was born on October 13, 1952, the son of Hirschel McGinnis and Erma (Hobbs) McGinnis.
Jeffrey was an All State graduate of Battle Creek Central High School in 1970. He attended Northwood Institute as well as Interlochen Music School.
Jeffrey is survived by his two sons, Jeffrey (Sarah) McGinnis of Battle Creek, MI and Anthony (Maria) McGinnis; daughter, Lina McGinnis; two brothers, Kirk (Darlene) McGinnis of Stone Mountain, GA and Lowell McGinnis of Washington, DC; two sisters, Barbara Sears of Upper Marlboro, MD and Catherine Hodges of Portsmouth, VA and a host of nieces, nephews and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Father, Hirschel McGinnis, Mother, Erma McGinnis.
Jeffrey enjoyed singing, coaching, sports, trivia, history and was a Notre Dame fan. He was a member of the bands "Shades of Grey" and the "1952's". He has been a part of the BC Central athletic program in some capacity for nearly 40 years. He loved coaching football, wrestling and baseball. He was also a member of the MHSAA Coaching Association and was honored as an Assistant Coach of the year 2002.
Visitation will be held at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service, 375 W. Dickman Road, on Sunday May 21, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
A celebration of Jeffrey's life will be held at the Battle Creek Central Field House, 162 Champion Street at 2:00 pm.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements by the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service. 269-788-9800 www.baxterfuneral.com