David W. Maguire, 58, of Orion, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2013 at Heartland Health Care Center in Moline, IL. A funeral service celebrating his life will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, September 6 at First United Methodist Church in Monmouth, IL. Rev. Jon Sims will officiate. Burial will follow at Monmouth Cemetery. Visitation for David will be held 1 hour prior to the service (noon – 1:00pm) at the church. Memorials may be directed to the David Maguire Memorial Fund. Vandemore Funeral Homes, Ltd of Geneseo, IL is assisting the family with arrangements.
David was born August 26, 1955 in Blue Island, IL, the son of Richard E. and Eleanor H. (Holmdahl) Maguire. He graduated from Monmouth High School in 1973 and went on to attend Monmouth College. David began his career with John Deere Harvester Works as a K-8 Assembler and F-16 Projection Welder. In 1979, he moved into Production Control Scheduler working with Supply Management, Marketing and Engineering. David found his most recent role as Module Leader in October 1996. He worked in various departments including welding, maching, heat treat, assembly and sheet metal in the East factory and front-end equipment and sheet metal. David retired in 2009.
David was a former member of Moline Elks Lodge. He enjoyed going to the YMCA to work out as well as doing home improvements. He loved spending time with his daughter and grandchildren.
Survivors include his mother: Eleanor Maguire, Geneseo, IL; daughter: Megan (Cade) Hooker, Pontotoc, MS and their children Sophie, Ella Kate, and Maggie; brother: Matthew (Valerie) Maguire, Galesburg, IL; nephew: Dusty Maguire, Galesburg, IL; Uncle and Aunt: Ralph (Joan) Maguire, Geneseo, IL; 2 cousins: Lori Todd, Michael Maguire.
He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents and a cousin Mark.