Michael A. McAninch was born August 29, 1971 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He passed at age 51 on April 6, 2023 at his childhood home in West Chester, Ohio. Growing up, Mike enjoyed playing sports - he was on the golf team at Lakota High School and Cincinnati Tech College. After college, Mike had his own lawncare business for twenty years. Mike and Jessica Knoepfle married in 2004 and have one son, Blaine Michael McAninch.
Mike was the son of Wanda and the late Johnnie McAninch. Mike was a brother to Michelle Craig and William McAninch.