JOHN VERNON McGUIRE

Died: Fri., Aug. 26, 2011


Visitation

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Aug. 29, 2011
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Tue., Aug. 30, 2011
Location: Gorman Funeral Home - Platte Chapel


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Tue., Aug. 30, 2011
Location: First United Methodist Church


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A funeral service for John Vernon McGuire, 46, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church in Chugwater, Wyoming with Pastor Tom Strock of the First Baptist Church in Lusk, Wyoming officiating.  
John McGuire a resident of Chugwater died Friday, August 26, 2011 at the Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland, Wyoming after a hard fought battle with illness.
John was born November 16, 1964 in Wheatland to James Raymond and La Verne Dee (Blodgett) McGuire.  He attended school on Chugwater and Wheatland and graduated from Laramie Community College Automotive Technology Program in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  He worked as a brick Mason for H.F. Johnson Masonry in Cheyenne for a number of years and was a top notch auto mechanic.  He worked at ranching, Tri-County Grain Elevator, trucking and landscaping but, his love was working on his various hot rods and pick-ups.
John married Tracy Knisley of Wheatland in June 1985.  They had two sons Joshua Michael and Mark Jacob.  He was a loving father and family man who had a huge heart and a wonderful soul.  He loved being around his family and many friends.
John is survived by his sons, Mark and Josh and Kristin Cain and granddaughter Raylie of Torrington, Wyoming; his mother and father of Chugwater; grandmother Violet Blodgett of Wheatland; sister Cheryl Robinson of Wheatland; brother David of Chugwater; nephews, Milton Mosley and family and Rusty  McGuire and Victoria; niece Sarah Mosley, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
John was preceded in death by paternal grandparents James H. and Marcella A. (Kernan) McGuire, and maternal grandfather Vernon G. Blodgett.
John will be greatly missed by anyone and everyone who knew him as he touched so many lives while he was on this earth. We will miss you J-Rodd!
Serving as pallbearers will be Josh McGuire, Dave McGuire, Mark McGuire, Bob Mosley, Milt Mosley, Eddie Fisher, and Stacy Whinery.
Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 10:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. and on Tuesday from 9:00 A.M. to 12 Noon.
A memorial to the John V. McGuire Memorial Fund in care of the First State Bank, P.O. Box 39, Wheatland, Wyoming 82201 would be appreciated by the family.  
Arrangements are under the direction of Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland.

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Mary Havely
   Posted Sat August 27, 2011
Jim,LaVern,Sheryl and David. and all family members. Thinking of you at this time.

Mary Havely

Cloyd Ash
   Posted Sat August 27, 2011
My thoughts and prayers are with all close friends and family of Johnny. He will be missed.

Frances Merritt and Family
   Posted Sat August 27, 2011
Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you, so sorry for your loss, Frances and Familyect

Bill & JoDale Russell
   Posted Sun August 28, 2011
Jim & Lavern, Dave & family,Sheryl & family and all others.

We are so Sorry to hear of Jophns passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with and for you all during this most difficult time and pray that God will bless and keep you all safe,

matt galeand trenton Finnerty
   Posted Sun August 28, 2011
Our thoughts or with all

Rick and Jody Paessler
   Posted Mon August 29, 2011
So sad to hear about Johnny. Our thoughts and prayers and love are with you all.

Orin Martin
   Posted Mon August 29, 2011
I''m sorry to hear of John passing on and wished that I could be there to pay my respects, my thoughts are with family and close friends.

Sigma Chi Sisters
   Posted Mon August 29, 2011
Sheryl and family,
Our heartfelt sympathy and loving prayers go out to you and your family.

Len and Donna Roofe and Kevin
   Posted Tue August 30, 2011
We are so sorry to hear that John has passed away, Our prayers are with the whole family at this time in your life''s. Please accept our condolences at this time. John was such a good man and loved his boys so much...he will be greatly missed....Len,Donna and Kevin.

Cathy Brownell Fox
   Posted Tue August 30, 2011
I am very sad to hear about John's passing. my thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this time of sorrow.

Kelly McGuire
   Posted Wed August 31, 2011
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry to hear of John's passing. Sorry we could not be there to pay our respects.

May God wrap his arms around you all, and comfort you at this time.

Kelly and Jenny McGuire
Mike and Tammy McGuire

Kelly McGuire
   Posted Wed August 31, 2011
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry to hear of John''s passing. Sorry we could not be there to pay our respects.

May God wrap his arms around you all, and comfort you at this time.

Kelly and Jenny McGuire
Mike and Tammy McGuire

Ted Shelley and family
   Posted Wed August 31, 2011
our thoughts are with you at this time. untill you lose a child you can''t understand how tough it is.

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