Dec. 28, 1930 - Nov. 13, 2010
Jerry Earl McGuire, 79, of Athena, died Nov. 13, 2010, at Park Manor in Walla Walla after a long battle with cancer. Mr. McGuire was born Dec. 28, 1930, in Fremont, Neb., the son of Ellis Earl and Pearl Evelyn McGuire. He went to school in Lynden, Wash. He married Elnore McGuire and they were married 20 years. Later he married Charlotte J. McGuire and they were married for 33 years until his death.
He served in the military during the Korean Conflict. He worked in logging, trucking, Rahn's Refuse, and as a supervisor at Lamb-Weston in Weston. Mr. McGuire was a member of the Athena Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte McGuire of Athena; his children, Larry Brooks, Calvin Brooks, Daniel McGuire, Mary Cook, Larry Cheuvront, Robert Cheuvront, Elizabeth Brandon; his siblings, Glenn McGuire, Joyce Lilleburg, and Judith Stenioen. Mr. McGuire was preceded in death by his parents; and two daughters.
There will be no service. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Athena Baptist Church, PO Box 539, Athena, OR 97813.