Ronnie McGuire, 79, was born November 30, 1942, in Hot Springs, AR to Tom and Myrtle McGuire, and went to be with the Lord on July 17, 2022. Christian loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather. He was a member of Peace Way Assembly of God Church in Las Vegas, NV. Ronnie graduated from Hot Springs High school in 1961 where he was a high school all-state band member and drum major of the Hot Springs high school Trojan band in 1960/1961. He attended Southern State College in Magnolia, AR on a music scholarship. He was a music education major. He was a charter member of Chi Alpha at Southern State College and served as president in his junior year. He served in the Arkansas Army National Guard / HHC 39th INF BDE (SEP) as a chaplain's assistant. He was a courier since 1977 in Little Rock, AR, and Tampa, FL. Then western hub manager for Evergreen International Airlines in Las Vegas, NV. He retired in April 2005 from AEX, LLC.
He was a volunteer at his church helping with Three Square Food Bank feeding the needy.
"Don't grieve for me, for I am spending time with Jesus! Make sure you know him personally, for you don't have a guarantee for tomorrow. Be ready when he calls."
His Father -- Tom McGuire
His Mother - Myrtle McGuire
A Brother --- Ted McGuire
A Brother -- George McGuire
A Brother --- Don McGuire
A Sister ---- Bernice Sanders
A Sister ---- Edna Highes
Step Daughter - Julie Decastro
Survived by: Wife - Helen DC McGuire of Las Vegas, NV.
Four sons and daughter-in-laws:
Glen and Nancy McGuire of Benton, AR
Rev Wayne and Melanie McGuire of Lafayette, IN
Paul and Meredith McGuire of Las Vegas, NV
Ken McGuire of Omaha, NE
One daughter: Deborah and John Ring of N. Little Rock, AR
Two stepsons and daughter-in-laws:
Vino and Shirley Asubcion Jr. of Las Vegas, NV
Jun Ryan and Leila Napalan of Westerville, OH
One stepdaughter: Elizabeth Decastro and Thomas Wimbish of Las Vegas, NV
A brother and sister-in-law: Mickey and Pat McGuire of Hot Springs, AR
A sister: Joan Ledbetter of Malvern, AR
A sister-in-law: Sue McGuire of Hot Springs, AR
A step sister-in-law: Josie of Hawthorn, CA
24 Grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild
Numerous cousins, nephews, and nieces.
Former wife - Frances Geraldine (Jerri) Cole McGuire of Mabelvale, AR
Pallbearers: Andrew McGuire
Silvino Asuncion Jr
Honorary pallbearers: members of the 1960/1961 Hot Springs high school Trojan band and Jane Beasley.
Services to be held at peace Way Christian Center Las Vegas. Burial at Davis Funeral Home & Memorial Park Las Vegas, NV at 6200 S. Eastern Ave
In lieu of flowers; donations can be made to Hillcrest children's home 2325 Malvern Road, Hotsprings, AR 71901