James Orville “Jim” McGuffey, age 67, of Danville, Kentucky, formerly of the Highland Community of Lincoln County, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Indiana. Born Wednesday, October 24, 1951 in Stanford, Kentucky, he was the son of Beatrice “Mama Bee” Sizemore McGuffey of Stanford and the late Lloyd B. McGuffey. Jim was a 1970 graduate of Stanford High School; and also was a member of the successful 1969 Stanford Wildcats Football Team. Jim was a member of the Army National Guard for six years. Jim worked at Enbridge Gas (Texas Eastern) Transmission Company since October 10, 1975; and his recent position there was Area Superintendent. Jim was a member of Highland United Methodist Church, loved to golf, and was an avid UK Wildcat fan. Family was very important to Jim; and he had a deep love for his two granddaughters, Aubrey and Shelby.
In addition to his mother, Jim leaves behind one son, James Casey McGuffey (Jenny) of Danville; one daughter, Haley Sue McGuffey (Damion White) of Danville; two brothers, Joda McGuffey (Dolly) of the Highland Community, and Bowen McGuffey of Crab Orchard, Kentucky; two sisters, Patty Young (Larry) of Waynesburg, Kentucky, and Debbie Collins (Irvin) of the Highland Community; two granddaughters, Aubrey Jane McGuffey and Shelby Taylor McGuffey both of Danville; the mother of his children, Susie Baldwin McGuffey of Stanford; his companion, Brenda Antle of Danville; and several nieces and nephews and other extended family members and friends who mourn his passing.
A Funeral Service will be held 1:00PM Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Grace Fellowship Church, 2294 US Hwy 27 South, Stanford with Bro. Jimmy Glen Hazlett and Randy Dean officiating the service. Burial will follow in Highland United Methodist Church Cemetery. Barry Howard, Ralph Toy, Jon Adams, Paul Young, Joey McGuffey, Shawn McGuffey, Bo McGuffey, Ralph Ray Burnside, Ronnie Hester, and Jeff Eldridge will serve as Active Pallbearers. Jon Collins, Phil Collins, Daniel Jacobs, Ryan Young, Noah Young, Tyler McGuffey, Bobby Johnson, Jarred Johnson, Jonah Collins, and Morgan Collins will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.
The Visitation will be held 4-8PM Monday, September 30, 2019 and after 10AM Tuesday at the church.
Memorial Contributions suggested to a charity of one’s choice.
Fox & Friend Funeral Home, Stanford, is entrusted with Jim’s arrangements. Guest Book at www.friendfuneralhomes.com.
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