John Lester McGuire


John Lester McGuire, 79, of Jasper, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020, at Ridgeview Health Care.

Family will receive friends today, September 15, 2020, from 5 until 7 p.m. at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Services will follow at 7 p.m. in the Kilgore-Green Chapel. Burial will be at Walker Memory Gardens. Kyle Gilpin will officiate. 

Lester was an electrician in the mines where he worked at Maxine, Segaco and Mary Lee II.  He loved to spend his time skating, playing dominos and doing word search puzzles. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He will be missed by many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John E. McGuire and Mary Lucille McGuire.

He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Edwards (Chris); grandchildren, Rowdy Colt Edwards and Riley Case Edwards; siblings, Margaret Taft (Milton), Jerry McGuire, Barbara England (Frank), Bobbie Willis, Kathleen Ferguson and Ricky McGuire; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. 

The family would like to say a special thank you to all the staff at Ridgeview Health Care for the wonderful care that Lester received over the years. 

Friends may sign the guest register at

Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503