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Donald Gene McGuire
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1936
Logan County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 17, 2009
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA

AO3 US Navy

Donald Gene McGuire

Donald Gene McGuire, 72, surrounded by his family and little dog, went walking with the Lord on May 17, 2009. Donald was born October 18, 1936 in Crescent, OK to Charles H and Olga Dreda (Peel) McGuire. Donald was raised in the Baptist Children's Home from age six and attended John Marshall high school. Donald joined the Navy in 1954 and served on the U.S.S. Oriskany, U.S.S. Hancock, U.S.S. Ranger, and served at Point Mugu in California.

Donald married the only woman he ever loved, Carlee Frances on October 3, 1958. The two were married at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in San Jose, CA. Donald worked as a meat cutter for Safeway and retired after 30 years. He was well known for his love for others and his incredible work ethic. Donald was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul's Men's Club, and also a Eucharistic minister. He has been a member of the St. Vincent Parish since 1976.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Elma Fae McGuire O'Connell, Naomi June McGuire Rahe, Esther Ellis McGuire Henke and Charlene Orpha McGuire Gilmore. Survivors include his loving wife of 50.5 years, Carlee; brother, Royce McGuire and wife Bette of Sloan, IA; children, Penny Babb and husband Stan, Matt McGuire and wife Earlene, Charley McGuire, Donna Luschen and husband John, Dana Belcher and husband Greg, Sue Wilson and husband Bill; grandchildren, Jana McGuire, Alex Wilson, Thomas McGuire, Jessie McGuire, Zack Babb, Josh Belcher, Sammy Babb, Christopher Luschen, Nicholas Luschen, Carlee June Wilson, Abby Wilson; great-grandchildren, Riley McGuire, Kate Leeper, Kayla Leeper; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Baptist Children's Home, 3800 N. May Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73112. A rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 21, 2009 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in McLoud. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 22, 2009 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Newalla, OK.

Memorial by:
Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home
Del City, OK 
Family links: 
  Charles Henderson McGuire (1890 - 1943)
  Olga Dreda Peel McGuire (1908 - 1989)
  Charlene Orpha McGuire Gilmore (1933 - 2008)*
  Donald Gene McGuire (1936 - 2009)
*Calculated relationship
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Aug 09, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115196986
Donald Gene McGuire
Added by: Donna Wilkins
Donald Gene McGuire
Added by: Donna Wilkins
Donald Gene McGuire
Added by: Donna Wilkins
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~~~~~~ Rest In Peace ~~~~~~ 5th Cousin, Once Removed (Zachry Family)
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Aug. 9, 2013

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