James Leroy "Jim" McGuire died June 14, 2019 in Lexington, Oklahoma at the age of 72 years 11 months 30 days. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Jim was born June 15, 1946 in Maud, Oklahoma to Elvon Leroy and Verta Faye (Hulsey) McGuire. He was raised in St. Louis, Oklahoma, but graduated in 1964 from Moore High School. He was inducted into the United States Air Force in October 1965, proudly serving his country as a weapons specialist. Jim served 2 years of his time in Germany as a nuclear crew chief. He was honorably discharged in July 1968. On September 12, 1993, he married Tammy Shumway in Sulphur, Oklahoma. They made their home east of Lexington. Jim enjoyed spending time with Tammy and his family, fishing, camping, boating, traveling, and watching the PBR bull riding. Jim was a avid gun collector, patriot and loved spending time outdoors. Jim worked for the State of Oklahoma as a Corrections Officer.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Elvon and Verta McGuire; wife, Tammy McGuire; and his sister, Carol Faye McGuire. Survivors include his son, Tony Henry and wife, Allura; daughters, Lana Henry and husband, Paul, Deanna Henry; brothers, Jerry McGuire and Ronnie McGuire; grandchildren, Evan, Xaiden, Auana, Brandi, Paul "Bubba" Jr., Kaylie, Riott, Ashley, Chloe, Anna and many other relatives and friends.