James Jessie Le “Roy” McGuire Sr.
February 16, 1935 – May 18, 2017
Gates – Roy, 82,
died May 18 in Keizer. He was born in Yachats, growing up in
Florence. Roy moved to Portland in 1973 and settled in Gates
in 1993. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War.
Roy married Lorria (Lori) Schafer on February 15, 1970 in
Beaverton. He worked as a mill worker for many years. Roy
enjoyed fishing and hunting, he and his wife served as
volunteer camp hosts at Fisherman’s Bend and they also
served at Canyon Gleaners.
Roy is survived by
his wife: Lori of Gates; children: Jeffery McGuire of Utah,
Rettajean Morales of Portland and daughter-in-law: Dianna
McGuire of Lebanon; brother: Richard McGuire of Florence; 13
grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in
death by daughter, Candy Jo McGuire, son, James L. McGuire Jr,
2 brothers and 2 sisters.
No services will be
held at his request. Private interment in Willamette National
Cemetery in Portland. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.