John McGuire, age 74, of Forest City, passed away Friday, July 19, 2019.
John was born May 13, 1945 in Spartanburg County, SC to the late James McGuire and Flora Hogan McGuire. He was a graduate of Chase High School, class of 1965 and served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. John worked for Duke Power for nineteen years and for DSI Transport in Wellford, SC. He later worked at Robbins Brick and Block until his retirement. John was a faithful member of Henrietta First Baptist Church where he served on the Buildings and Grounds Committee. He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed reading and yard work. He was known for his sense of humor and his love for his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of forty-eight years, Glenda Wells McGuire; two daughters, Tracy McGuire Blanton (Brad) of Forest City and Kelly McGuire Hargett (Jason) of Kernersville, NC; five granddaughters. He is also survived by two sisters, Shirley Bradley (Robert) of Mooresboro and Nancy Melton (Lloyd) of Bostic.
The funeral service was conducted at Henrietta First Baptist Church. Interment followed in Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery with military honors being rendered by the Rutherford County Honor Guard.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family.