Daily Oklahoman, The
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
March 2, 2009
Edward "Ed" McGuinness, 56, of Midwest City, Oklahoma passed
away February 27, 2009. He was born July 24, 1952 in Youngstown,
Ohio to John and Olive Grace (Pyle) McGuinness. Ed grew up as an
only child. He graduated from Midwest City High School and
married his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Darla (McCaulley)
McGuinness, on November 20, 1971. Ed served in the U.S. Army
Reserves. He retired from Dayton Tire Company, where he set
numerous records as a tire builder. He was a member of the
United Steel Workers. Following his retirement, Ed worked in the
home healthcare industry. The pinnacle of a family man, he was a
diligent worker and provider, organizer and disciplinarian. Ed
loved his family and kept track of his grandchildren's
schedules, often driving them to and from school and other music
or sporting events. Ed's sense of humor and love for life will
be deeply missed by all who knew him. Ed was a great Christian
man, serving as a deacon, along with many other
responsibilities, including working with the youth and various
groups for many years at Del City Christian Church.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents; and father-in-law,
William A. McCaulley.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Darla McGuinness;
children: Casie Harp and husband Larry, Chance McGuinness and
wife Nicole and Celeste Raincrow and partner Charles;
grandchildren: Alyssa, Kayley, Emma, Kaitlyn, Tyler, Jaden,
Gracie, Macie, Alexis and Colson; cousins, Rick Grey, Ron and
Barbara Barnes and families; mother-in-law, Hollie McCaulley;
brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Gary and Sheri Epler and
Shirley and Paul Niehoff; numerous nieces and nephews and
special friends, including Mike Buckley. The family would like
to receive friends at the funeral home for visitation from 6-8pm
Tuesday, March 3, 2009.
Services for Ed will be 2:00 pm, Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at
Barnes Friederich Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow
at Arlington Memory
photo courtesy Marti Graham, January 2009
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Compiled, transcribed and submitted by Marti Graham, Oklahoma County, OKGenWeb Coordinator,
February 2009. Information
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