The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


September 17, 2013

Fred Leon Magouirk

Funeral services for Fred Leon Magouirk, 87, of Palestine, formerly of Oakwood, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at First Christian Church of Palestine with the Rev. Jordan Byrd officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood City Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster, Palestine.

Mr. Magouirk passed away Saturday in Fairfield.

He was born May 29, 1926 in Keechi to Fred and Mary Utsey Magouirk.  

He was a purchasing agent for MOPAC and a member of First Christian Church. He served in the Army and was a paratrooper during the Korean War.

Mr. Magouirk was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, W.J. Magouirk .  

He is survived by his wife, Laura Johnson Magouirk of Fairfield; son, Karl Rex Magouirk and wife Nancy of Palestine; grandchildren, Karl David Magouirk and wife Crystal of Fairfield, Katie Johnson and husband Kevin of Oakwood; great-grandchildren, Weston, Sara and Lilly of Fairfield and Kevin “Lil Man” of Oakwood.

Pallbearers will be Marc Ballew, Grady Henry, Brent Bing, Dennis Roberson, Fred Nathan Magouirk and Jimmy Magouirk.

Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bailey & Foster.

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