October 21, 2012

Ralph E. ‘Bud’ McGuire

GALVESTON — Ralph E. “Bud” McGuire, 65, Galveston, died at 8:22 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo.

He was born Nov. 9, 1946, the son of Ned L. and Ellen L. ( Jackson ) McGuire.

He was a life-long farmer in Cass and Howard counties

Survivors include his sister, Becky and husband Marion Settlemoir, Kokomo, and special friends, Tom and Nancy Madru, Kokomo.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Galveston Cemetery, with Rev. John Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in Galveston Cemetery.

In  keeping with Bud’s wishes, there will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Kokomo Humane Society.

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