CRANE — William Robert “Bob” McGuire Sr., 92, of Crane, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at the Crane Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at the Crane County Cemetery with Minister Mike Smith officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home.
Bob was born Oct. 7, 1921, in Mitchell County, Texas. He married Johnnie Clay Smith Dec. 11, 1940, in Colorado City, Texas. Bob was a longtime resident of both Colorado City and Crane. Bob was a member of the Cowboy Turtles Association, the Rodeo Cowboys Association and was a gold card member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. He was a rancher and had served as a former law enforcement officer in Mitchell County for the Sheriff’s office. He was a member of Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Addie McGuire; and his great-grandson, William Trent Ueckert.
Survivors include his wife of 73 years, Johnnie Clay McGuire of Crane; daughter, Judy Dobbs and her husband Quail of Coahoma, Texas; his son, Bill McGuire and his wife Linda of Crane; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.