James Edward McGuffin, 73, of Louisville, KY, passed away on April 12, 2022.
James retired from the University of Louisville and had worked at International Harvester. He was a proud Veteran of the United States Navy and loved spending his time hunting, fishing, and camping and boating at Cumberland Lake.
The family would like to thank the staff at Clark Rehab & Skilled Nursing and Southern Care Hospice for their exceptional care.
He was preceded in death by his son, Greg McGuffin; father, Elbert McGuffin; brother, Ralph McGuffin; sister-in-law, Sharon Belcher; niece, Kellie McGuffin; and two nephews, Ralph McGuffin Jr. and Jerry Meadows.
James is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Betty Joann McGuffin; mother, Dorothy Phelps; daughter, Leslie Woosley (John); grandchildren, Aubrey Settles and Brent McGuffin; great-granddaughters, Maddison and Macie; sister, Vivian Meadows (Jerry) and Gary McGuffin (Kay); step-mother, Sheila McGuffin; beloved aunt, Jo McGuffin; and numerous cousins and extended family.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, April 18, 2022 at Legacy Funeral Center – Schoppenhorst Chapel, 1832 W. Market St., Louisville, KY 40203, with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 AM to 1 PM on Monday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the American Diabetes Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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