Henry Allen McGinnis
October 18, 1931 – April 22, 2015
BOWIE – Henry Allen McGinnis, 83, passed away peacefully at home in Bowie, TX on April 22, 2015, following a long bout with cancer.
A memorial service is pending.
Henry was born on Oct. 18, 1931, on the family homestead in Massac County, IL, to Harold and Mae (McHenry) McGinnis.
A 20-year veteran of the Navy and a master electrician, he retired to Bowie in 1979 where he raised cattle and conducted the farming census for the Department of Agriculture.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother John.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years Joanne Connolly; their children Jacqueline Bjorum, Fort Worth, Joyce Sistrunk, Aledo, James, Santa Rosa, CA, Joel, Colleyville, Jerry, Bowie, Jay, Fort Worth and Jeff, Grapevine; 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.