2014-01-14 / Obituaries

Gerald Ray McGuire, 69

Gerald Ray McGuire, 69, Cloverdale, passed away on January 5, 2014, at his residence. He was born on June 22, 1944 in Parke County, Indiana and was the son of the late Jesse Roosevelt and Frankie [Sutherlin] McGuire.

He married Clara Edith [Long] McGuire on March 5, 1976 and she preceded him in death on June 5, 2007.

He is survived by his children, Maurica Anderson and companion Bill Rumley, Greencastle; Madonna J. Sutherland and husband Bill, Quincy; Charlotte Cramer and husband Scott, Roachdale; Jan Winings and husband Scott, Cloverdale; Cory McGuire, Fillmore; Gerald R. Mc- Guire, II and wife Brandy, Cloverdale; Mike Anderson and wife Roxanne, Cloverdale; his sister, Mary Budd, Brazil; his brother, Wayne McGuire and wife Reta, TX; 10 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild on the way.

He had retired after 23 years of service from the Putnam County Highway Department, where he had been a heavy equipment operator and Bridge Foreman.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Interment was in the New Providence Cemetery.

In addition to his wife and parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Larry A. McGuire.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3509.

Condolences may be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net

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