With his work on this earth complete, Nicholas D. “Nick” McGuire passed into Heaven on Thursday, October 7, 2021.
Nick was born on January 19, 1945, to Richard and Florence (Powell) McGuire. He was preceded in death by his parents, his in-laws, Ned and Eleanor King, two brothers, David McGuire and Dwight McGuire, and a sister-in-law, Linda McGuire.
On June 21, 1970, he married Nancy King. Nick is survived by his wife and their children; Anicia (Rob) Smith of Millersburg, Michael (Tonya) McGuire of Urbana, Peter (Melinda) McGuire of West Liberty, Nichole (John) Spencer of Bellefontaine, Christy (Josh) Astorino of Urbana, Thomas (Kylie) McGuire of Urbana, Mamie (Daryl) Hicks of Chandler, TX, and Molly (Andy Thomas) McGuire of West Liberty. Also surviving are the light of his days, his grandchildren; Carter, Hunter and Hayden Smith, Oliver, Avery, and Essie McGuire, Deven (Lyndsey) McGuire, Kyle McGuire, Carson, Isabella, and Amelia Spencer, Ava and Griffin Astorino, Easton and Hudson McGuire, and Kalei, Eleanor, and Raelynn Hicks. One special great-grandchild, Layne McGuire, always brought a smile.
Also blessed with memories of Nick are his sister, Sheila (Terry) Evilsizor of Urbana and sisters-in-law, Wilma McGuire of Urbana, Jane (Bob) Vest of Troy, and Becky (Mike) Nessler of Bellefontaine, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Nick graduated from West Liberty-Salem. He was a lifelong dairy farmer who enjoyed sharing his love of Holsteins with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchild. Nick and his family operated Nic-Nan Holsteins and enjoyed many years showing cattle at the Logan County Fair, district shows, and the Ohio State Fair. He had served as a member of the Ohio Holstein Association, Logan County Dairy Association, Logan County Fair Board, and Logan County Farm Bureau.
Pastor David Yinger will officiate a funeral service Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
Burial will be at the Macochee Cemetery in Monroe Twp., West Liberty.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty is honored to serve the McGuire family.
(authored by the family)