McGuffeeSept. 26, 1938 - April 2, 2013 MIDWEST CITY Charles Edward McGuffee, 74, Midwest City, OK passed away April 2, 2013. He was born September 26, 1938 to Gerald and Margaret McGuffee and raised by Margaret and Bob Gardener in Oklahoma City. Charles was a member and Deacon at 40th Street Baptist Church. Charles heard his country's call and joined the United States Army. He loved singing in the choir and loved the Lord. Charles enjoyed watching NASCAR, being outdoors, and making people smile. Most of all Charles enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Bertha McGuffee; 2 daughters, Pamela Buchanan and husband Richard, Wendy Welch and boyfriend Richard Hunt; son, Charles E. McGuffee II and girlfriend Sheila Martin; 10 grandchildren, Timothy, Taryn, Lance, Melissa, Brittany, Kandice, Krystal, Kaitlin, Calvin, Corrin; sister, Zelda Brown. He is preceded in death by Gerald, Margaret & Bob; brother, Bobby McGuffee. Services will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 40th Street Baptist Church, 1801 NW 40th St., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Interment to follow at Arlington Memory Gardens, Midwest City, OK.
Published in The Oklahoman on Apr. 5, 2013