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Zachary Scott McGuire, 21, of El Paso, Texas, passed away Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.
Zachary was born on July 4, 1996, in Joplin, Mo., the son of Amber D. Wright and Jack H. McGuire Jr. He graduated from Joplin High School, in Joplin, in 2016, and enlisted in the United States Army.
Zachary loved to play the guitar and jam out. He loved to learn new songs. He also enjoyed working out, martial arts and playing video games. He loved people, was kind and funny.
Survivors include his mother, Amber Wright and Bev Rott, of Eufaula, Okla.; his brother, Brennan Weber, of Eufaula; his maternal grandmother, Pam Taylor, of Webb City, Mo.; his aunts, Jennifer Taylor and husband, Ronnie Crownover, of Webb City, Falon Walker and husband, Herb, of Granby, Mo.; his uncles, Rickey Weber and wife, Shelley, of Gentry, Ark., and Jared Wright, of Webb City; a host of cousins and his best friends, Jordon Hetiback and Tanin Toland. He is preceded in death by his father, Jack McGuire Jr., and his grandfather, Jack McGuire Sr.
A military funeral will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, March 4, at the Kelley Memorial Chapel.
Services are under the direction of Hunn, Black, & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.
Online condolences may be made to the family at
Published on March 2, 2018
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