Phillip McGuire

Obituary of Phillip Carroll McGuire

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Phillip Carroll McGuire, age 84, of Grouse Covert Rd., Boone, passed away Monday,

March 20, 2023 at Watauga Medical Center.

Phil is survived by his wife, De'an Hall McGuire; son, Phillip Christopher McGuire and daughter, Jenny McGuire, both of Troutman, NC; six grandchildren, Marshall McAleer of Troutman, Macy Jane McAleer of Troutman and Shane Johnson, Benjamin Alan Blevins and wife, Rachel of Pfafftown, NC, Bryn Elizabeth McGuire Hamrick and husband, Alex, and Ethan Christopher McGuire, all of Asheville, NC and Grayson Arteaga McGuire of Boone; two great-grandchildren, Layla Jane Dressler and Troy

Reese Johnson, both of Troutman, NC; sisters, Patricia McGuire Aldridge of Watkinsville, GA and Ala Sue McGuire Wyke of Blowing Rock, NC; and brother, Roger Kilby McGuire and wife, Carol, of Granite Falls, NC. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roger Wright 'Pat' McGuire and Ala Marintha Kilby McGuire; son, Roger Troy McGuire; sister, Tharon Elizabeth Young Sapp; and brothers-in-law, Dan Sapp, Keith Wyke, and Jack Aldridge.

Celebration of Life services for Phil McGuire will be conducted Saturday afternoon,
April 1, at 3 o’clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive
friends from 2 until 3 o’clock, prior to services.

Graveside services will be private. Flowers are appreciated or in honor of Phil, memorial donations may be made to Mount Lawn Cemetery Association, Post Office Box 1787, Boone, NC 28607.

Online condolences may be shared at the website

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the McGuire family.

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