Steven Lane McGinnis

September 6, 1949September 5, 2018

Steven Lane McGinnis, 68, passed away peacefully September 5, 2018 while surrounded by family. He was born on September 6, 1949 in Bedford, IN to James H McGinnis and Alexandra Walick. Steve was a resident of Zephyrhills, Florida where he graduated in 1967 from Zephyrhills High School. While living in Zephyrhills, Steve met and married his beloved wife of 42 years, Cathryn L Greene. In the 80’s, they resided in Norfolk, VA before returning to Florida so Steve could enter the Golf Course Operations program at then Lake City Community College. He graduated in 1989 with magna cum laude honors. After college, Steve and family moved to Brandon and have resided there since. Steve was a survivor of both diabetes and prostate cancer and most recently diagnosed with liver cancer. Steve is preceded in death by his parents James and Alexandra, step-mother Peggy, sister Marcia and her husband John Gallagher. He is survived by his beloved wife Cathy, his three sons, Ben, Dustin and James, and his granddaughter, Coralina, all of Brandon. Other survivors include his older brother Mike and wife Pat of Ocala and younger brother Rick and wife Cheryl of Gainesville, niece Maureen and husband John of Williamsburg, VA along with several other nieces and nephews throughout the country. Steve asked before passing to be cremated.

The family of Steven L. McGinnis

will be hosting a Celebration of Life in his honor

Sunday, October 14th, 2018 from 1-5pm at:

Alice Hall Community Center

38116 5th Avenue

Zephyrhills, FL 33542

A verbal address will be made at approximately 3pm.

Any cards or condolences can be sent to the following address:

McGinnis Family

1215 Windhorst Ridge Drive

Brandon, FL 33510

Thank you and God Bless.


  • Celebration of Life Sunday, October 14, 2018

Steven Lane McGinnis

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Jinger Douglas

September 21, 2018

I am sorry to hear of Steve's passing. Even though I was a few years behind Steve in high school, I vividly remember his wonderful presence, fun sense of humor and all around good person! My thoughts and prayers for the family.......Jinger

Donna Woods

September 21, 2018

We are saddened to hear of Steve's passing~ so many fond memories of him growing up, his friendship with Don, and of course, being the best man at our wedding 48 years ago,,,We want to send our love and caring to his wife, sons, and brothers and their families,,,,RIP friend, ~ The Don Woods family