|Name||Michael (Mike) Lynn McGinty|
|Status||Deceased - 12/21/2022 Pleasant Hill, MO|
|Bio||Michael "Mike" McGinty |
Tuesday, June 21st, 1949 - Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
Michael (Mike) Lynn McGinty Sr. was born in Independence, MO on June 21, 1949 and passed on December 21, 2022 in Pleasant Hill, MO. He attended Van Horn High School where he fell in love with golf and later joined the US Navy during the Vietnam War. After his honorable discharge from the Navy, he returned to Missouri and spent some time in college at Mizzou, Mike fondly remembered his time in the Delta Upsilon fraternity. He landed a job at Arrow Truck Sales in Kansas City in 1974, he was able to travel quite a bit for work and watched the company grow to what it is today. Arrow is where he met his wife, Doris, whom he married in 1982. He worked at Arrow for forty years before retiring in 2014. After retirement, he was able to spend his days golfing, traveling, and spending time with his granddaughter, Lucy. He battled lymphoma in 2018 and left this world as a cancer survivor. He will be remembered for keeping everyone on their toes around the card table, watching his beloved KC Chiefs play every Sunday, and being determined to win it big on a night out at the casino. We will never forget his kindness, his patience, and his unwavering support of those around him. Mike is preceded in death by his parents, George and Gloria McGinty, and sister, Gayle Torrez. Mike is survived by his wife, Doris McGinty, children, Amanda, Mike Jr., and Jessica McGinty, and granddaughter, Lucy Smith.
A visitation will be held at Speaks Suburban Chapel on January 2, 2023 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm and funeral services on January 3, 2023 at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Mike’s name to the American Cancer Society.