Vinton L. McGinnis


Vinton L. McGinnis, age of 88, of Grayson, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, August 6, 2023 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky.

He was born Tuesday, May 7, 1935, in Portsmouth, Ohio, a son of the late Wince and Rosie Arthur McGinnis.

Vinton was a member of Smith Creek Christian Holiness Church. He enjoyed collecting fighting roosters knives, guns, antiques and was always ready to talk to his friends on the phone.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Senia Lou Johnson.

He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 68 years, Myrtle McGinnis, one son, David (Angela) McGinnis of Salt Lick, Kentucky; one granddaughter, Ashley Grontkowski, one great granddaughter, Avery Grace Grontkowski; two brothers, William McGinnis and Oscar (Sheree) McGinnis, all of Grayson, Kentucky; one sister, Barbara Stash of Florida along with many other family and friends who will sadly miss him.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Wednesday, August 9, 2023, at Grayson Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Brother Gary Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in East Carter Memory Gardens.

Friends may visit after 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 9, 2023, until the service hour at Grayson Funeral Home.

David McGinnis, Oscar McGinnis, Mike Castle, Larry Peak and Jeff Grontkowski will serve as pallbearers.

Grayson Funeral Home and Cremation Services is caring for all arrangements for Vinton L. McGinnis.


  1. Vinton (Bud) was the favorite nephew of my father Paul Mcginnis. He was loved by all the Paul McGinnis’. Rest in peace Bud.


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