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Robert Gene McGuire

Friday, October 11, 2019 @ 06:10 AM

Posted by Aly Delp

Scan0001Robert Gene McGuire, 70, of Distant, died early Thursday morning, October 10, 2019, at his home following an extended illness.

Born on August 19, 1950 in Distant, he was the son of Violet (McGuire) McQueeny.

He worked in the coal mines as a boss for R & P Coal Co. and was in the timber industry.

He is survived by two sons, Martin McGuire of New Bethlehem and Mitchell McGuire and his wife Heidi of Distant, four grandchildren, Mason, Marissa, Anthony and Alex, and his companion and friend, Billie Yanik of Distant.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Violet McQueeny.

Visitation will be on Monday, October 14, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn. The funeral service will follow on Monday, at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Lyle Westover officiating. Interment will be in the Oakland Cemetery in Distant, Armstrong County.

Online condolences may be sent to the Robert’s family at

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