Thomas J. McGuire
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Thomas J. McGuire
  • August 16, 1937 - December 21, 2016
  • Mississippi

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Funeral mass for Thomas J. "Tom" McGuire will be held Friday, December 30th at 11 am at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Father Jose Sanchez will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mississippi Veterans Cemetery in Newton. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. McGuire, 79, of Toomsuba, passed away at his residence.
Tom served his country in the U.S. Navy, retiring after 24 years as a Chief Warrant Officer. He continued his service retiring from DynCorp, Boeing and Rolls Royce in the aircraft maintenance industry. He was a long time, dedicated member of the Mississippi Navy League and Meridian Rotary Club.
Survivors include his wife Louise McGuire; son Thomas Shawn McGuire (Linda) of San Antonio; daughters Teresa Brewer (Phillip) of Kelso, WA, Dawn Leah Benedick (Jesse) of Ponta Vedra, FL, Tricia Elizabeth Huggins (Bill) of Bend, OR; seven grandchildren; sister Kathleen Olson (Gerry) of Albuquerque, NM and daughter in law Jeni McGuire
Mr. McGuire was preceded in death by parents Thomas and Rita McGuire; son Timothy Michael McGuire and first wife Betty McGuire.
Pallbearers will be Rick Heimann, Steve Reetz, Kevin Blythe, Mark McDonald, K.G. Cox and Jerry Hobgood.
Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6pm - 8pm at the residence, 5350 Turner Drive, Toomsuba (Rainbow Lakes Estates).
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to UMC District Ramp Ministry, 6210 Hwy 39 North, Meridian, MS 39305, Fisher House or Hospice Care Group of Quitman.
Friends may sign the online register at www.stephensfunerals.com