– James, 43, died Thursday in Stayton. He was born in
Florence, and grew up in Portland graduating from Franklin
High School in 1989. James received his associates degree from
college in Arizona. He has lived the last 21 years in Gates.
enjoyed Tuff Truck racing and being with his family. He liked
camping and trips to the beach dunes to ride quads. James was
manager of Staples for many years. He married Dianna Michaels
on April 3, 2000 in Las Vegas, NV.
is survived by his wife: Dianna McGuire of Stayton; parents:
James “Roy” & Lorria “Lori” McGuire of Gates;
mother-in-law: Rita Elkins of Stayton; children: Robyn McGuire of Aumsville, Rebecca Santilli of
Stayton, Amber Cooper of Tacoma, WA, Jeremy Michaels of Salem
& Hannah Meinhardt of Stayton; brother: Jeffery McGuire of
Utah; sister: Retta Jean Morales of Portland; grandchildren:
Kaileyana Cooper, Kaileb Cooper, Dante Santilli, Caden McGuire
and Conner Michaels. He was preceded in death by grandson,
Anthony Santilli, and sister, Candy Jo McGuire.
of Life will be Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm at the
Covered Bridge Park in Stayton. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.