Obituary of Roy K McGinnis
Roy Kenneth McGinnis, 73, of Brooklyn, NY, passed away on March 8, 2023, in Largo, FL with his adoring wife, Kathleen (Fenton), at his bedside.
Roy was born on June 9, 1949, to Doris (Hodne) in Brooklyn, New York. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and steamfitter with Local Union 638 by trade. He was also a proud patriot, master craftsman, artist, mechanic, engineer, marksman, orator, and leader by hobby - a true Renaissance man.
Roy had great ties to the Marine Park community as a St. Thomas Aquinas swim team coach and the founder and leader of Boy Scout Troop 638.
He is survived by his wife Kathleen, his children Roy (Allison), Brian (Lauren), and Kenneth (Kathyann), and his grandchildren Gavin, Hailey, Liam, Ethan, William, Jack, and James McGinnis.
A Memorial Service will be held at Marine Park Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 28th, 2023 from 3:00 - 8:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made
to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
Donations may be made using the link below:
Tunnel to Towers Foundation
AN IRISH BLESSING
May the road rise to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
The rains fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of his hand.
At Marine Park Funeral Home, we do everything in our power to help you honor the memory of your deceased loved one.
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Brooklyn, NY 11234