ROYAL OAKS — Michael Howard McGinnis of Royal Oaks died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 11, 2013. He was 55.
He was born on June 12, 1958, to Bonnie and Howard McGinnis, and was the oldest of five siblings. Mr. McGinnis was a mechanic on his father’s ranch his entire life. He was an avid collector of Ham and CB radio equipment. He loved to crack jokes, read the encyclopedia and play guitar. He had a great love for his family and for making people laugh.
He is survived by his life partner, Judy Vargas; his son, Daniel (Samantha) McGinnis; daughter, Rosalie (Steven) Thayer; sisters, Nancy (Duane) Camperud, Brenda (Larry) Cawaling, Sandra (Mark) Garcia and Jill Madden; his mother, Bonnie McGinnis; and father, Howard (Polly) McGinnis; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A service will be held in his honor on Aug. 4 at 11 a.m. at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel, 609 Main Street, Watsonville, CA 95076.
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