Mr. Gregory Paul McGuire

December 21, 1959July 7, 2018
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Gregory Paul McGuire, aged 58, of Woodstock, Georgia passed away unexpectedly on July 7, 2018.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on December 21, 1959. Greg had his luminous smile from the start. He loved life and lived it to the fullest. He was a diehard Steelers fan and enjoyed watching football at every level. He graduated from Trinity High School in Louisville, KY playing football all 4 years and participating in 2 State Championship wins. His discipline and hard work earned him a walk-on spot on the Morehead State University Football team. He exhibited the traits he learned while at Trinity of Pride, Loyalty, Discipline, Achievement in everything he undertook, including a successful career in Packaging Equipment Sales for several companies. Greg was a devoted husband to Jill and dad to Nicole, Holly and Logan. His loss can never be abated.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Jill McGuire, daughters Nicole (Jesse) Smith, Holly (Michael) Turner son Logan (Kathleen) McGuire, grandchildren Cameron, Ansley and Kendall, his parents Ron and Beverly McGuire. Brother Michael (Mary) McGuire, Sisters, Kathy (Frank) Deeds and Peggy (Terry) McWilliams, brother Sean (Holly) McGuire. Father in Law Bill Thames, sisters in law Jeanie Thames, Carolyn (Allen) Wood, Cindy (Stephen) Ott and a host of beloved extended family and friends.

A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. followed by a Celebration of Greg's life at Roswell Funeral Home, 950 Mansell Road, Roswell, Georgia

A second Celebration of Greg's life will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 10:00 A.M., Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 501 Cherrywood Road, Louisville, Kentucky

Please see Facebook for further details.


  • Gregory Paul McGuire Scholarship at Trinity High School


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 11, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Mr. Gregory Paul McGuire

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Barbara Gast OConnell

July 16, 2018

We are all so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers, the Gast family

Bernie Korzyniewski

July 11, 2018


The time we spent working together at Great Lakes Packaging was always straight-forward and Honest...You will be missed by ALL.

Your Life was cut short Yet you gave the Family Love & Happiness that will always be remembered for Years to come...God Bless, Bernie. Kory.

Bill Happe

July 10, 2018

Words can hardly describe my thoughts when learning of Greg's passing. I knew Greg and Jill during my years in the Georgia territory with Mobil, Tenneco, Pactiv, etc. They were instrumental in my consistently growing the film volume in my territory with the Lantech equipment they sold. Although I haven't worked with Greg in a number of years, I've always considered him, as well as Jill, as friends. I will always remember Greg, and wish Jill and the entire family my deepest sympathy during this time.

Very sincerely,
Bill Happe

Robert Carothers

July 10, 2018

I was fortunate to know Greg as both a neighbor and a co-worker. His wife Jill and my wife were also friends. I am greatly saddened to learn of his passing. Greg was a wonderful man. He was devoted to his family and dedicated to his work. It is difficult to understand, but Greg's work here on earth is complete. He will forever enjoy eternal happiness. For this and the great memories of Greg , we are thankful.

carl Betzler

July 9, 2018

I had the pleasure of working with Greg on a few Lantech projects in So Ga. and knew from the first time we met he was a "GREAT" guy & always made a hard project easy!! Working was a fun thing to him. He loved what he did. He will be remembered by a lot of people.

Chris Brosky

July 9, 2018

Greg and I lived in the same neighborhood. We were football teammates at Trinity High School and he drove us to and from our double session practices in August for 2 seasons. I remember having some good conversations with him on those drives back and forth. We were both running backs, pretty good ones. As I recall, he was allstate his senior year on our state championship team. Greg was one year ahead of me and we had some great times practicing and playing together. He also hired me at Lantech, which was my first good job out of college. What I remember most about him though is the way he treated people, always kind and with a big smile. He was also a lot of fun, liked to have a good time, and was a great person to be around. I’m glad I knew him. Rest In Peace my friend. Chris Brosky