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Richard Gene McGinness

June 9, 1931 ~ April 26, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Richard McGinness Obituary

Richard Gene McGinness, 91, of Ramsey, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at his home in Ramsey, IL.

Richards wishes were to be cremated and no services to be held.  Interment will be held at a later date at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Rural Ramsey, IL. Memorials: Ramsey American Legion, Ramsey, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Ramsey, IL, is in charge of arrangements. 

He was born June 9, 1931, in Huntington, IN, the son of Herman & Pearl (Crago) McGinness. He married Doris Jean Pierce on August 10, 1979, in Mesa, AZ. He retired from the U.S. Army after serving 22 years, followed by a 21 year career at the U.S. Postal Service; member of Ramsey American Legion; and lifetime member of the Mesa, AZ Elks Lodge BPOE 1781.

Survived by: Wife - Doris McGinness, Ramsey, IL; Sons - Jay McGinness & Melissa, Gas City, IN and Ross McGinness & Rowena, Brazil, IN; Daughters - Pearl McQueenie, Indianapolis, IN and Jean Jackson & Chris, Ramsey, IL; 12 Grandchildren; and 6 Great Grandchildren and "One on the way". 

Preceded in death by: His Parents; and 1 Daughter - Theresa Newby (Kenosha, WI.)

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Interment at a Later Date

Mt. Carmel Cemetery
425 east
Ramsey, IL 62080


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