Robert Elliott “Bob” McGinnis, age 84, of Mount Vernon, died June 15, 2010 at the Knox Community Hospital. He was born October 19, 1925 in Scio, Ohio to the late Willis E. and Martha (Leggett) McGinnis. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters Wilma McGinnis Day and Glenora McGinnis Mull. There will be no calling hours by his wishes. The family will observe a private burial in St. Johns Cemetery in Mount Vernon with Major Robert Bender officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is handling the funeral arrangements for the McGinnis family. A full obituary will appear in the next issue of the Harrison News-Herald.