Joey Edward McGinnis

August 3, 1964 - December 5, 2021

Joey Edward McGinnis, 57 of West Union, Ohio passed away Sunday December 5, 2021 at the Ohio Valley Manor in Ripley after battling an illness. He was born in West Union to Marcella (Grooms) McGinnis and the late James Wayne McGinnis. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife; Charlotte Ann McGinnis; a nephew, Michael P. Jones; and grandparents; John and Edna McGinnis and Trevis and Anna Mae Grooms of West Union.

He is survived by his son, Joey Michael McGinnis of West Union; mother, Marcella (Grooms) McGinnis of West Union; sister, April Jones (James) of Peebles; niece, Rachael Osman (Adam) of Sardinia; nephew, Jamion Jones of Peebles; many cousins and two aunts, Treva Nichols of West Union and Billie Mae Whisner of Russellville.

Memorial donations can be made to:

Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated

(937) 544-2121 / P.O. Box 5, West Union OH 45693.

The public visitation is 12 – 2 PM Sunday, December 12 2021 at Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated, 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693.

The public funeral is 2 PM Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated. Pastor Joey Sandlin will officiate.

The public interment is at West Union Cemetery,

9522 State Route 125, West Union, Ohio 45693

Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated is serving the family.



Phil and Vicki Rhonemus - Dec 14, 2021
Dear Marcella, April, Treva, and All McGinnis Family, Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers. Neighbors Sincerely,
Bobby Cox - Dec 12, 2021
So sorry to hear this as I was getting ready to call you to play some Christmas Music. GO REST HIGH MY FRIEND ! You are now a member of the great heavenly band we all will hear you in some day. You always be missed till then!
John Whaley - Dec 11, 2021
I am so sorry Marcella and April and of course young Joey. Joey helped me greatly with acoustics on a recording years ago.. Gonna miss that contagious smile he always had. Rest with your beautiful Savior my friend. May God bless your family.
Marvin Conn - Dec 10, 2021
Going to miss you Joey one of the finest guitar player I ever met never forget the times we sat down and played together at church and at home prayers for family&friends see u on the other side my best friend rest in peace brother.
Jenny Wickerham - Dec 9, 2021
Praying for you all.
Gary McCann - Dec 8, 2021
Marcella and family, I am so saddened to hear of Joey's passing. He was a good friend and will be greatly missed.
Terry and Dee Dee Grooms - Dec 8, 2021
So sorry for your loss
Cheryl OBryant - Dec 8, 2021
Sorry for your loss enjoyed hearing him play at the Southern Ohio Opry when my daughter sang there he will be missed
Julie Shelton - Dec 8, 2021
So very sorry for your loss. Love and prayers. 🙏❤
Keith Steward - Dec 8, 2021
Very sorry to hear this many prayers for you all
Regina Tolle - Dec 8, 2021
So sorry for your loss, sending prayers 🙏
Susan and Jeff May - Dec 8, 2021
So sorry April. He was too young. ❤️
DONNA GROOMS - Dec 7, 2021
So sorry for your loss