OBITUARY

Billie R McGuire

September 26, 1932October 6, 2021
Play Tribute Movie

Billie Ray McGuire 9/26/1932 - 10/6/2021

Billie Ray McGuire was born on Monday September 26, 1932 in Vance Fork , Kentucky to Russell McGuire and Virginia McGuire ( Haney) and left this life on October 6, 2021 at the home he shared with his beloved wife of 69 years Betty Jo McGuire ( Francis ) and surrounded by his family that loved him dearly . He was the oldest of four siblings Anna Rose Taylor , Reford ( Juanita ) McGuire and Jimmie ( Sherry ) McGuire .Billie is survived by his 5 beloved children Donnie ( Ingrid ) McGuire , Greg McGuire , Kim ( Greg) Green , Denise ( Timmy ) Green and Danette McGuire . 13 grandchildren DeeDee McGuire , Chastity ( Charlie ) Dean , Chad McGuire , Holly ( JoJo ) Paletta , Heather McGuire , Sara ( Neil ) Bowman , Jesse Perkins , Richie Green , Cameron Green , Ryan Green , Patrick ( Krista ) Green and Dylan McGuire . 27 great grandchildren and 5 great - great grandchildren, and numerous nieces ,nephews and friends . Billie Ray or as he was known as “ Yogi “ worked for 30 years at Delco Moraine in Dayton, Ohio retiring in 1992 to enjoy the things he loved most in his life which included horse racing , Nascar ( Dale Earnhardt and Junior ) , Kentucky Wildcat basketball , the Cincinnati Reds ,and most of all his family and love of God . Billie Ray was diagnosed in December of 2018 with Multiple Myeloma but never let that diagnosis sway him from the great man he was , never complaining preferring to put his faith in his wonderful doctor he thought immensely of Dr. Rajsheker and of course the good lord above . After beating all odds put upon him and exhausting every means ,he joined his Savior the Lord Jesus Christ . Billie departed this life in the exact same manner he always lived it with dignity , grace and humility as distinguished in death as he was in his entirety. Billie is proceeded in death by his father Russell (2000) , Mother Virgie ( 2006 ) younger brother Reford (2010) and nephew Tracy Taylor (2004) . Those of us blessed to have been loved by him shall not mourn his passing but do as he would and bask in the light he’s forever left us with . Visitation will be held on Friday October 15, 2021 5-8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home 1357 E. Second St. Franklin , OH . Funeral services will be held Saturday October 16, 2021 also at Anderson Funeral Home beginning at 1:00 pm with Pastor Josh Clifford conducting the service with burial immediately proceeding at Springboro cemetery 2348 W. Lower Springboro Rd . Springboro , OH . The family will be having a celebration of life at the commencement of services at Franklin Golf Course 180 N. Main St . Franklin , Ohio 45005 .

Say not in grief “ He is no more “, but live in thankfulness that he was . Hebrew Proverb

Services

  • Memorial Visitation

    Friday, October 15, 2021

  • Funeral

    Saturday, October 16, 2021

Memories

Billie R McGuire

have a memory or condolence to add?

ADD A MEMORY
Jennifer Green

October 15, 2021

I'm sorry for your loss. Billy Ray was so sweet, fun and a great cook. He always made you feel like family. He will truly be missed.

Randy Hurst

October 11, 2021

You have made the world a better place by the influence and example of how to treat others you shared with everyone you met. You will be missed my friend.

Cameron Green

October 10, 2021

Grandpa I'm gonna miss you... But this is not Goodbye... For i know Jesus has a plan to reunite us together one day soon... I love you and will see you again until then... Fly high and keep watch for our coming

Teresa McGuire

October 9, 2021

My dearest Uncle,you were such a great man. Anybody that knew you,knows it would take forever & a day to just describe,you,,the person,the son,father,dad,. You were a special soul,& it showed in everything you done in life. I will miss your voice,& your sweet way of smiling,,,,always smiling.....❤ Rest In Heavenly Peace,Uncle,,& they will Never Be Another You.💔

Dail Haney

October 9, 2021

So sorry for the loss of our cousin. Memories are vast in our minds right now and the Lord knows all. God bless and may you be kept in His care.

Chuck purvis

October 7, 2021

You have our heartfelt condolences. We will be praying for the family. God bless. Chuck and Kathy Purvis

Margie Haney

October 7, 2021

So sorry for your loss. He loved his family and had the biggest heart. We will never
forget what he did for Kenneth. Love you guys. Stay strong and together and keep the faith.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY