Robert Ray McGuire the son of Charley and Florence (Hughes) McGuire was born January 18, 1940, in Lenna, Oklahoma and departed this life at home on August 30, 2021, in Hulbert, Oklahoma at the age of 81 years, 7 months and 12 days.
Robert married the love of his life Elaine Ridenhour on July 7, 1984, in Fame, Oklahoma. He was a cowboy. He loved breaking and training horses and going to rodeos. He found out later in life that he loved hauling and watching his grandkids and great-grandkids rodeo. When he wasn't able to go to rodeos, they would bring videos for him to watch. Robert loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He never met a stranger and he always had a smile on his face. He was known as Papa to many. He touched many lives over the years and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother CD McGuire; and his sisters Evelyn Boettger and Kathy Rumsey.
He is survived by a loving family which includes his wife Elaine McGuire of the home; his children Lea Sheets and husband Tony of Hulbert, Clark McGuire and wife Christy of Webbers Falls and Amber Jennings and husband James of Westville; his brother Fred McGuire of Lexington; his sister Wanema Johnson of Weatherford, TX; 11 grandchildren: LaRaye & Casey, Allison, Ramsey, Cheyenne & Hunter, Ross, Chloee, Megan, Chase, Tanner, Tucker, and Timberly; and 3 great-grandchildren: Macy, Ivy and Eden. Several nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives also survive him.
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