Obituary for Alan McGuire
Alan Wayne McGuire was born January 10th 1966, to Kenneth and Sallie (McCleskey) McGuire. Unexpectedly, Alan went to be with Christ, Saturday, October 21,2017, peacefully in his sleep.
Alan went to North Lamar High School and graduated in 1984. He graduated from Southern Nazarene University in 1990 with his heart devoted to the Lord and a degree in theology and ministry. He married Catania Cahill on June 4,1988.
Alan started his hearts call to be a minister at the age of 15. Little did he know that his sprit had only begun spreading God’s word. Following God’s lead, Alan was able to preach a sermon at his own High School Bachelorette. One of Alan’s greatest accomplishments was starting Love Links Ministries. Partnering with his Father in law John Cahill, together they lit the eternal candle of Christ for thousands to look up to. He devoted his life, to being a Pastor for over 27 years. He served as one of most compassionate Hospice care Chaplin’s for over 10 years.
Alan was ordained in 1991, and lived his life in the church, as a minister to all walks of life. He was awarded alumni of the year in 2008 by Southern Nazarene University.
He is survived by
His angel of a wife Catania (Cahill) McGuire
Ashlynn Jene McGuire of Oklahoma City
Noah Cahill McGuire of Oklahoma City
Jonah Alan McGuire of Oklahoma City
His Mother and Father Kenneth Dale McGuire Sr. and Sallie (McCleskey) McGuire
Kenneth McGuire Jr. of Layfette Louisiana
Tonya Vanderburg, husband Robin
Kristi Murray and husband Scotty all of Paris Texas
He also leaves behind a loving extended family of John and Rebecca Cahill
Brother in law John Rusty Cahill and wife Martha of San Angelo
Brother in law Nathan Brent Cahill and wife Alicia of Edmond Oklahoma
Sister in law Jayme Jene Hightower and husband Greg of Edmond Oklahoma
15 nieces and nephews and 5 great nieces and nephews
He is also proceeded in death by two children Meagan Rachelle and Bryan Russel McGuire. Maternal Grandparents Bryan and Nellie McCleskey. Paternal grandparents Marcus and Lucille McGuire.