June 6, 1916 ~ November 30, 2009
McGinness, Roy, a 65 year resident of Manhattan Beach, quietly passed away at the age of 93 in his home on Monday, November 30, 2009 after a long illness. He was born in Pickering, Missouri and after moving to California in 1944, Roy and his brother-in-law opened the South Bay Service and Supply Company, which sold, serviced and repaired electrical appliances to South Bay residents. While Roy served as a Sergeant in the US Army as a Tank Commander, the store was kept running by his wife and brother-in-law. During WWII, Roy fought at the Battle of the Bulge. After the war, he was a member of the Manhattan Beach Volunteer Fire Department for many years.
He is survived by his loving Wife, Mozelle McGinness of Manhattan Beach, his 2 Daughters, Melody Baxter and Ronda Olson, 3 Grandchildren Chris Bailey, Jennifer Heckel and Nathan Coen and 3 Great Grandchildren.
The viewing will be held at White & Day Mortuary in Manhattan Beach on Friday, December 4, 2009 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. A graveside service will be held at Green Hills Memorial Park in Palos Verdes on Saturday December 5, 2009 at 10:00 A.M.
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