Martin Patrick


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Martin Patrick McGinnis

Jun 17 1947 - May 01 2006

Mr. Martin Patrick McGinnis, age 58, of Dallas, TX passed away May 1, 2006 in Dallas, TX. He was born June 17, 1947, in Chicago, IL to Thomas Patrick and Marguerite McGinnis. Marty was hired by Ross Perot as one of his first 300 Employees in EDS (Electronic Data Systems) in August, 1970. He began his career in the Operations Development Program, starting from the ground up. His accomplishments at EDS were many. A few that stand out were: selection by Ross Perot as a member of the elite team who spearheaded the EDS “landing” in Detroit, to begin the relationship with General Motors in 1984. He ran a significant part of EDS' ’client support centers and eventually became Vice President of Sales and Marketing driving EDS’ launch into e.Solutions and the Internet business. He retired from EDS after 30 years. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was of the Catholic faith. He is survived by his children, Michelle and husband Jamie Esparza of Allen,TX, Kelly and husband Mike Treadway of McKinney, TX and Elizabeth Bradshaw of Florence Italy; grandchildren Ashley Bradshaw, Savannah Esparza and Garrett Martin Esparza of Allen, and Brody Treadway of McKinney; brothers Mike and wife Mary, Pat and wife Kate, Tom and wife Shannon, Jack and wife Beverly, Kevin and wife Terrie, and Johnny; sisters Mary Ellen and husband Fred Tomaszewski and Cindy and husband Ron Gulybon; former wife and friend Dana Tucker McGinnis of Nacogdoches, TX; stepmother Leone McGinnis of Chicago, IL; Godson: Kevin McGinnis, of Chicago, IL, and many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends. Mr. McGinnis was preceded in death by his parents. At Marty’s request, Dana and his daughters will not have a Memorial Service. A private family Memorial Service and Mass will be held on his birthday in Chicago, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Dallas Office, 4425 W. Airport Freeway, Irving, TX 75062.
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