Meredith “Pat” McGuire, 70, Cherryvale, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla.
Services were this afternoon at Wickham Family Funeral Home, 216 E. 4th St., Cherry-vale. Private burial will be at Highland Cemetery in Iola.
Memorial remembrances are suggested to Parkinson’s Support Group at Windsor Place in Coffeyville.
Pat was born June 7, 1942, at Albuquerque, N.M. the son of Glen McGuire and Isabel (Ashford) McGuire. He grew up in Iola and graduated from Iola High School in 1960. After high school he served in the Air Force and spent four years in Korea.
He worked as a propane delivery driver for Union Gas until 1997 when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s.
Pat’s favorite hobby was playing the theater organ and will be remembered for his musical talents.
Survivors include cousins, Merrill Mazza of Guernsville, Calif., Kathi Ashford, David Ashford, Jeff Ashford, Steve Ashford, aunt and uncle, Shirley and Kendall Ashford, Iola, and caregiver, Jan Booth, Coffeyville.
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