Mr. McGuire was a painter and a member of the Painters Local #85, Belleville, IL, before his retirement. He was a member of the Smithton Sportsman’s Club and a past-member of the 76ers American Legion Baseball League.
He was preceded in death by his wife and partner for more than 30 years, Susan K., nee Plessa, McGuire, whom he married on September 8, 2003, in Pigeon Forge, TN, and who died on May 5, 2020; his parents, Joseph E. and Marcella, M., nee Zoeller, McGuire; and a brother, James R. McGuire.
Surviving are his children, Joseph McGuire, Mark McGuire, Julie McGuire, Shannon McGuire, and Richard McGuire, Kevin Koesterer, Tina Koesterer;
five grandchildren, Michael Freeman, Sean McGuire, Joseph McGuire, Joshua McGuire, and Marcella McGuire;
six great-grandchildren, Avery McGuire, Austin McGuire, Isaac McGuire, Patrick McGuire, Joey McGuire, and Jace Freeman;
six brothers and sisters, Patricia (James) Nordmann, Timothy J. (Linda) McGuire, Kate McGuire, Daniel (Carolyn) McGuire, Michael (Mary Ann) McGuire, and Leo “Butch” (Gerry) McGuire;
a sister-in-law, Tottie (Vicki Young) Plessa;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice, or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Per Joseph’s wishes, cremation services were held.
Burial of cremains will be at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, Smithton, IL.