William F. McGuirt & Barbara Jean McGuirt

William F. McGuirt, 87 and Barbara Jean (Price-Cahill) McGuirt, 84, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2023. William was born October 10, 1935, to William L. and Eron B. (Chism) McGuirt in Blytheville, Arkansas. Barbara was born September 2, 1939, to Mark Albert and Loepha Elnora Alberta (Fulton) Price in Lansing, Michigan. William worked for 30 years before retiring at The Fisher Body Plant in Lansing, Michigan. Barbara worked at Oldsmobile in her earlier years and later she retired from The Eaton Stamping Company in Eaton Rapids, MI. After his retirement, William started one of the very first video stores in Eaton Rapids. After her retirement, Barbara owned and operated a consignment shop in Eaton Rapids, of which she was extremely proud. Barbara’s most important role in life was being a mother and that is what she lived for. William loved being on the move and never slowed down, even at the ripe old age of 87.

William and Barbara were preceded in death by their parents; sister of Barbara, Joanne Brodberg; brother-in-law, Ray Richardson; and niece Debra (Abbott) Pazkowski. William and Barbara are survived by, William’s sister, Betty L. Richardson and Barbara’s brother, Jack E. (Cheryl) Cahill; their children: Vickie L (Guy) Carris of Washington, Indiana, William Lee McGuirt of Hudson, North Carolina, Tracy Joe (Brenda) McGuirt of Hudson, North Carolina and Micheal R. McGuirt of Grand Ledge; Michigan and many nieces and nephews. They have nine grandchildren, Clayton, Trisha, Shaye, Tyler, Jade, Jordan, Morgan, Christy and Garrett and many great-grandchildren of all ages.

Following William and Barbara’s wishes no formal services are planned. A private burial will take place at Rosehill Cemetery in Eaton Rapids, Michigan. The Family was gently cared for by The Skinner Funeral Home in Eaton Rapids, Michigan.