Donald C. “Donnie” McGuire, 64, of Hayes, Virginia, passed away at home on Monday, August 23, 2021. He was born on June 29, 1957, son of Roscoe and Iris McGuire, in Newport News, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Mary Withrow, and brothers, William McGuire and Darryl McGuire.
He is survived by the mother of his six children, Laura Burcher; children, Sylvia McGuire, Don McGuire, Dale McGuire (Meliszabeth), Jennifer McGuire, Heather McGuire, and Gary McGuire; grandchildren; sisters, Linda Wright and Connie Michels (John); a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Donnie was the owner of A Plus Tree Service, which he managed for many years on the peninsula. He enjoyed the participation of his family in the business throughout his career. He also enjoyed the loyalty of many customers and good friends throughout his life. He also loved animals, especially his homing pigeons.
A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Donnie's life will begin at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021, at Whiting’s Funeral Home, with a time of reflection beginning at 5:30 p.m. Facial coverings are required. Livestream will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, charitable donations should be made in his memory to the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter in Newport News, VA.
Professional services entrusted to the staff of Whiting’s Funeral Home, 7005 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185. 757-229-3011 whitingsfuneralhome.com
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