Published 2:21 pm Friday, August 28, 2020
Troy Leonard Ginn, 80, a resident of Enon, passed away Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at Riverside Medical Center with his loving wife Charlotte by his side. He was a 1958 graduate of Enon High School and later received his Bachelor’s Degree and Masters +30 in Education from Southeastern Louisiana University. He began his teaching career at Enon High School and retired from Franklinton High School, where he taught Civics, Social Studies and was involved with the 4-H program.
Troy faithfully served the Lord and ministered to his community at Enon Baptist Church where he was an active deacon for 52 years, a Sunday School teacher, and a member of the gospel group The Joy Singers. Troy enjoyed vacationing with his wife at the cabin he and family members built in Tennessee, camping, woodworking, raising cattle, playing his dulcimer, cracking corny jokes, and supporting his sons and grandchildren at their numerous games, recitals, and events.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Charlotte Wood Ginn of Enon; sons and daughters-in-law, Randall Ginn of Enon and Christine Ginn of Covington, and
Chris and Jennifer Ginn of Enon; five grandchildren and spouses, Eric and Tessa Ginn, Karlton Ginn, Zach Ginn and fiancé Faith Chauvin, Matthew Ginn and Rebecca Ginn; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Beryl and Flavius Sharp of Enon; nephews and nieces, Mike and Natalie Sharp, Ron Sharp, and Karen and James Thigpen; and also several great-nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Linard Ginn and Carrie Fussell Ginn; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Cyril Wood and Delta Mae Jones Wood.
Visitation was at Enon Baptist Church (14049 Highway 16, Franklinton, LA 70438) on Friday, Aug. 28, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. A funeral service was held in the church at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, with the Rev. Chris Wheeler and the Rev. Dean Register officiating. Burial followed in the Knight Memorial Gardens in Enon.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial donations to the Enon Baptist Church Building and Grounds Fund, Renovation Fund, or Beautification Fund at the address listed above.
Pallbearers were Eric Ginn, Karlton Ginn, Zach Ginn, Matthew Ginn, Mike Sharp and Ron Sharp. Honorary Pallbearers were the deacons of Enon Baptist Church and the members of the Men’s Sunday School class.