Keith D. McGuire, Jr.

Keith D. McGuire, Jr. a long time resident of Bailey, Colo. passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas at the age of 88.

Keith was born Jan. 30, 1932 in New Orleans, La. to Keith David McGuire, Sr. and Josephine Marguerite Morlas McGuire.

Keith married Daisy Marie Newnam on Sept. 14, 1957, and they were married 28 years until her death.

He graduated from Camargo, Okla. High School in 1950, and in July of that same year he enlisted in the United States Air Force. He faithfully served his country during the Korean War and completed his military service in July, 1954.

After his military service he attended The University of Oklahoma and in 1958 he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering.

He was a lifelong fan of the Oklahoma Sooner football team.

He worked in numerous states as a mechanical engineer for the United States Civil Service. He enjoyed flying small aircraft. He not only had his commercial pilot license, but was also a pilot instructor.

After retiring to Colorado, he enjoyed snow skiing with his kids, the outdoors and walking his dogs. He was an enthusiastic family genealogist and corresponded with cousins about family for many years.

He was preceded in death by his wife Daisy McGuire, his parents and a sister, Patricia McGuire Strong.

He is survived by his son, Keith D. McGuire, III and wife, Cindy Coleman; son, Clayton Scott McGuire; daughter, Julia L. Phillips and husband, Todd; and numerous grandkids, nephews, nieces and cousins.

A private memorial is to be held.