Services for Delbert (Del) McGinty, 69, of Caldwell, who
died Thursday, Dec. 5, of natural causes while at work at
the Kent Ranch near Caldwell will be conducted at 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. The Rev.
Gayle Graves and the Rev. Earl Lowen of the First Southern
Baptist Church, Caldwell, will officiate. Internment will
follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Mr. McGinty was born Sept. 17, 1916, in Harlan County, Neb.,
to George and Stella Buhus McGinty. He later moved with his
family to Kansas, where he was reared and educated and
worked on the family farm. He married Luellen Gipe on Dec.
10, 1936, in Nebraska. They moved to Caldwell in the summer
of 1937. Upon arriving in Caldwell, he worked for several
farmers in the area. During World War II, he was employed by
the Dairyman's Creamery. He later joined Leo Mason Motors
and Edmark Motors of Caldwell and Dan Wiebold Ford of Nampa
as a front end alignment specialist for 38 years, retiring
He was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church,
Caldwell, and was active in Boy Scouting, 4-H and the
Caldwell Senior and Junior Riding Club.
He was very active in the Canyon County mounted sheriff's
posse, where he held various leadership roles and was a
volunteer deputy sheriff until his death. He was a past
master and present treasurer of Pleasant Ridge Grange No.
135 and a member Canyon County Pomona Grange No. 4. He was
an avid horseman all of his life. Since retiring, he has
been able to enjoy his second love, which was horses,
helping friends on their Jordan Valley ranches and working
at the Kent Ranch.
He is survived by his wife, of Caldwell; a son and
daughter-in-law, Delbert (Bud) and Pat McGinty of Yakima,
Wash.; four daughters and sons-in-law, Marjorie and Curtis
Maxwell of Caldwell, Dorcel and Dale Wyman of Othello,
Wash., Kay and Danny Herman of Grand View, Wash., and Joanne
and Jack Phillips, also of Grand View; three sisters, Esther
Cope, in Washington, and Dorothy Kessler and Edna Bongers,
both of Nebraska; 13 grandchildren, nine
great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Truman, and
Honorary pallbearers will be all sheriff's posse members and
spouses in attendance.
Memorials may be given to the First Southern Baptist Church,
912 W. Linden St., Caldwell, or the Mountain States Tumor
Institute, The Danette McGinty memorial fund, 151 E. Bannock
St., Boise, 83702. Friends may call Monday from 10 a.m. to 8
p.m. at the Flahiff funeral Chapel, Caldwell.