James Edward McGuire


March 15, 1933 – March 29, 2017. James “Jim” Edward McGuire passed away peacefully at St. John Medical Center, Tulsa, OK at the age of 84 on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.


Jim was born in Oklahoma City on March 15, 1933 to James “Harry” and Elizabeth “Betty” McGuire. He was raised in Oklahoma City while spending his summers on the family farm in Hydro, OK. Soon after graduating high school, Jim moved his young family to Pawhuska, OK where he had a dream of becoming a farmer. As the family grew larger, Jim became a rancher and loved every minute of it. Jim enjoyed taking care of his cattle and spending time with his family and friends.


Jim is survived by his seven children: Vickie Mashunkashey of Tulsa; Shannon McGuire and Sean McGuire, both of Pawhuska; Mary McGuire and spouse, Ed, of Alturas, CA; Joyce Miller and spouse, James, of Heath, TX; Molly Snively and spouse, John, and Peggy Surritte and spouse, Tony, all of Skiatook. 17 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, Jim’s dearest friend, Mary Brave, numerous nieces, nephews and cherished friends. Jim was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Clara Ann Muglia, Sister Mary Mark McGuire, Earnest McGuire and Patrick McGuire.


Services will be held Monday, April 3, 10:00AM, at Kendrick McCartney Johnson Funeral Home. Bill Lynn will officiate. Interment will be at the Lynn Family (Mikey Lynn) Cemetery, East of Pawhuska.


The McGuire Family would like to extend their appreciation to the Lynn Family for their assistance during this time.


Kendrick McCartney Johnson Funeral Home