Leslie Starks McGuire , 73
Passed Away: 11/18/2012
Leslie Starks McGuire 73 of Commerce, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012.
Funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Rodney Peavy, Rev. Joel Shadburn and Rev. Danny Newbern will officiate.
Interment will take place at Zion Hill Baptist Church. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from 3:00 - 9:00 PM at the funeral home.
Leslie is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Thomas and Sarah Hardy McGuire; brothers - Cpl. Oliver McGuire, Spud Murphy McGuire and Douglas McGuire all from Buford, GA.
Leslie is survived by his wife of 49 years, Norma Jones McGuire, daughter Sheila McGuire Bolton of Commerce, GA, daughter and son-in-law Stacey and David McCright of Homer, GA; grandchildren Clancy Bolton, Abner McCright and Brooke Bolton; brother Ronald McGuire of Buford and sister-in-law Sharon McGuire of Buford, GA; sister and brother-in laws - Glenda and Grady Peavy, Buford; Ann Millwood, Braselton; Shirley Akins, Winder; Harry and Delores Jones, Gaffney, SC and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Leslie graduated from Sugar Hill High School class of 1958. The class of 1958 was the last graduating class of Sugar Hill High School and still meets once a month at Puckett's Restaurant in Buford, GA for breakfast.
Leslie was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and a strong Christian who loved Jesus with all his heart. He was born on January 30, 1939 in Cartersville, GA. Leslie served in the US Navy reserves for 4 years and served 2 years active duty aboard the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt aircraft carrier.
He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Buford, GA where he is a Deacon Emeritus, taught Sunday school, sang in the choir and served on various committees.
He was retired from Hill Cabinet Company where he worked for 40 years.
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