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Blake Mcguire

August 10, 1951 — November 16, 2012

Blake Mcguire

Blake McGuire, age 61 of Garnett, KS, formally of Hays, KS, passed away November 16, 2012 in Garnett. He was born on Aug 10, 1951 in Hays, KS, to Inez McGuire and Jim McGuire. Blake graduated high school from Hays High in 1969, and college from Fort Hays State University in 1974 where he was a member the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity. He married Carol Staab on April 16,1977 in Hays.

Blake loved spending time with his family and friends and looked forward to his Friday night dates with his bride. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, and reading.

Blake will be remembered as a man of faith, love, and integrity. He had a positive outlook on life. Blake always had warm smile, hearty laugh, and a story to tell. He was the life of the party. He gave freely of his time and talents to the Garnett, KS choir club and his community.

He led a full and active life of 61 years devoted to family and friends until God called him home. He will be dearly missed, but never forgotten.

Blake was proceeded in death by his parents Inez and Jim McGuire.

Blake was survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Carol (Staab) McGuire, his dog Capone, and his daughter Molly (husband Craig) Gunter, and his four grandchildren Conrad Hawley, Kennedy Gunter, Channing Gunter, and Kash Gunter, all of Raymore Missouri, his son Mitch (wife Teri) McGuire of Fort Collins Colorado, and his sister Marilyn (husband Lee) Snider of Oakland California.

A memorial service will be held in Hays, KS at the First United Methodist Church located at 305 West 7th street Hays, KS 67601 on Saturday November 24, 2012. Arrangements in care of Brocks North Hill Chapel 2509 Vine Hays, KS. 67601.

In lieu of flowers and plants, the family suggests memorial donations be made to the Jim McGuire Golf Scholarship. Mailed to Carol McGuire at 1312 Creekmoor Dr Raymore, MO, 64083.

The family will be honored to have you join them for a gathering at Gellas Diner located at 117 E. 11th Hays, KS 67601 on Friday at 6pm.

Service Information

Memorial Service Saturday

November 24, 2012

11:00 AM

Hays First United Methodist Church

305 w. 7th street

Hays, Kansas 67601

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