James Earl McInnis

January 15, 1924March 27, 2014

McInnis, James Earl, 90 of Brandon, Florida rose to Heaven on Thursday, March 27, 2014 surrounded by his loving and caring family at his home. He was born in Sullivan, Indiana to the late Eddy and Ruth McInnis. James was a long time member of East Point Assembly of God. He proudly served in and United States Army and Navy, he was a veteran of WWII where he served in Germany and Czechoslovakia which he helped to release prisoners of war. James was the best husband, father, grandfather and friend that anyone could hope for. He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Gladys Irene McInnis; son, James Michael McInnis (Brenda); daughters, Joyce McInnis Avery (Arthur), Patricia McInnis Gill, and Kathy McInnis Kennedy (Michael); sister, Betty McInnis; eight grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. James now joins in Heaven his parents, Eddy and Ruth McInnis; and siblings, William McInnis, Geraldine McInnis, Deloris McInnis, and Chloella McInnis. A Visitation will be held 7-9pm on Monday, March 31 at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home of Brandon. A Funeral Service will be held at 11am on Tuesday, April 1 at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in James’ name to


  • Visitation Monday, March 31, 2014
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 1, 2014

James Earl McInnis

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Mike Petruzzi

March 31, 2014

Such a sweet man always shook my hand at church