Thomas James McGinnis

July 8, 1948April 5, 2019

Thomas James McGinnis, age 70, passed away on April 5, 2019 at the Dayton VA Medical Center. He was born to the late William and Julia McGinnis on July 8, 1948. Tom proudly served in the United States Army and was a Vietnam War Veteran. Tom and his brother, Fred McGinnis, previously owned and operated McGinnis Brothers Tree Service. He is survived by his son, Nevada (Alex) Simmer; two grandchildren Erich and Isabella; sister Vacilla McGinnis; nieces Rhonda (Joe) Isaacs, Traci Allen, Alicia Steelman, April Krause, Jacquelyn Croucher, Julie Wilson, Nicole Isaacs, Julia Miller, Laura McGinnis, Melissa Reyes, Nina McGinnis, Amber Wilson, Liz Held, Holly Szczeblewski; nephews Joey Isaacs and Jacob Allen and numerous great-great nieces and nephews. Tom was preceded in death by his wife, Diana Kay McGinnis; parents; brother Fred McGinnis and nephew 1SG Ricky McGinnis. Arrangements are in the care of Rose Hill Funeral Home, Hamilton, Ohio. A military graveside service will take place at Dayton National Cemetery, 4400 W Third St. Dayton, Ohio 45428, on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Officiating the graveside service will be Pastor Wendell Coning. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses at Hospice of Dayton VA unit and especially his favorite nurse, Sherry Shoopman.


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Thomas James McGinnis

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Charles ' Spunk ' Campbell

April 7, 2019

Has a great heart and a really nice family.Thank you for your service Tom.Will be sadly missed by all.