Nicholas Wade McGuire

Published 8:49 pm Wednesday, November 26, 2014



Nicholas Wade McGuire, 8, of Will Edwards Road, Mill Spring, N.C. died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 in Mission Hospital, Asheville, N.C. as the result of an automobile accident that also claimed the life of his grandmother, Isabel Davis Laughter.

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Born in Surry County, N.C. he was the son of Brian McGuire of Will Edward Road, Mill Spring, N.C. and Elizabeth K. Burchette of Elkin, N.C. Nicholas moved to Polk County in 2011 coming from Elkin, N.C. He was a second grader in Lake Lure Classical Academy. He attended Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Elkin, N.C. where he was active in Awana Sparks.

Surviving along with his parents are: a brother, Alan Dakota Hartzog of Elkin, N.C.; two sisters Ashley McGuire and Laura McGuire of Max Meadows, Va.; step brothers Bryson Laughter, Tyler Laughter and Clayton Burns all of Mill Spring, N.C.; stepmother, Julia Laughter of Mill Spring, N.C.; maternal grandparents, Garvey and Kay Burchette of Elkin, N.C.; a great-aunt, Gerry Leigh Miller of Winston Salem, N.C. and several cousins.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 in Beulah Baptist Church, Mill Spring, N.C. with Rev. Joel Wright officiating.

Family received friends from noon – 2 p.m. prior to the service in Beulah Baptist Church, Mill Spring, N.C.

Burial will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Elkin, N.C. with Rev. Steven Harrelson officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Nicholas McGuire Memorial Fund to help offset funeral cost, P.O. Box 280, Tryon, N.C. 28782 or to Lake Lure Classical Academy, 2520 Memorial Hwy., Lake Lure, N.C. 28746.

An on-line guest register may be signed at

McFarland Funeral ChapelĀ 

Tryon, N.C.