William I. “Skip” Ginn
1944 ∼ 2017
William I. “Skip” Ginn of Bridgewater passed away on April 12, 2017 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton at the age of 73. Skip was born in Paris, KY son of the late Eula L. (Turpin) and William E. Ginn. Skip was raised and educated in KY, attended the University of Kentucky and moved to Bridgewater 40 years ago. He was a veteran of the Air Force, worked 30 years for the Brockton Post Office in the department of consumer affairs. He enjoyed travelling, especially taking trips to Hawaii, Las Vegas, and the Berkshires. Skip had a love of cooking and entertaining, never letting a guest go hungry. Skip always had a book with him and was particularly fond of mysteries and crime novels. A lover of all animals, he especially loved his “boys” Benjamin and Bailey.
Skip is survived by his life partner, Norman Leavitt of Bridgewater. He was the brother of Betsy Noel, of KY and the late Wilma Brown and Ellen Ratliff. He also leaves a close friend, Barbara Whitehead of Michigan.
Visiting hours will be held in the Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home 98 Bedford Street Bridgewater Monday, April 17th from 5-8pm.
A Funeral Service will be held in the UCC Central Square Congregational Church Central Square Bridgewater Tuesday, April 18th at 11:00am.
Burial will follow in Mt. Prospect Cemetery, Bridgewater.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Angel View Pet Cemetery & Crematory, 471 Wareham Street, Middleborough, MA 02346