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“I was a few years younger than Guy, but what a HERO he was. I loved musicals and remember his performance in Oklahoma, or was it Carousel? at Robert...Read More »
1 of 47 | Posted by: Carolyn Hildebrandt Allen - TX

“Guy was my boyfriend in Junior High at Nimitz He was a great Guy and loved by everyone God Bless His Family !! ”
2 of 47 | Posted by: Pam Packard - Houston, TX

“Diana, I am so sorry that I didn't acknowledge Guy's passing. I just found out by looking at the Lee alumni website. My heart goes out to you and...Read More »
3 of 47 | Posted by: Cindy Guerra Holmes - San Antonio, TX

“We both attended Southwest texas at the same time ”
4 of 47 | Posted by: sherwood gregory - Houston, TX

“Guy and I were very good friends in 10th grade at Robert E. Lee. We had lots of fun at school and on the weekends. I had to move out of state that...Read More »
5 of 47 | Posted by: Greg Gault - canyon Country, CA

“Dearest McNamara's, May your faith sustain you during this difficult time. God bless each of you, Betty Ward ”
6 of 47 | Posted by: Betty Ward Moore - TX

“Dear Diana, I have very fond memories of Guy goofing around in choir practice at Lee. I am sorry for your loss. Guy was one in a million. Janet...Read More »
7 of 47 | Posted by: Janet Carter Schwartz - FL

“Carra, so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. The McNamara Family is one I will remember with dear thoughts from the sunny slopes of ...Read More »
8 of 47 | Posted by: Iris Huckle Lane - Johnson City, TX

“Diana and Jill, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you. ”
9 of 47 | Posted by: Carla McDaniel - San Antonio, TX

“This Special Induvidul will always be loved and thought about always. We will always remember him for who he was. I am praying for his loved ones...Read More »
10 of 47 | Posted by: Miki Jean Myers - San Antoino, TX

“Jill and Bob, so very sorry for yourselves and your family during this difficult time, may he live on forever in your hearts, thoughts and prayers go...Read More »
11 of 47 | Posted by: Julie Nichols - Batavia, NY

“Dear Carra, we are so sorry to hear about the loss of Guy. Wish we had kept in touch; do remember some fun times at Christmas with Bamba. We also...Read More »
12 of 47 | Posted by: Carolyn Patterson - Georgetown, TX

“So very sorry to hear of Guy's passing. He & I were teammates at the Tyndall NCO Academy in the mid-1980's. Guy was one of the most talented,...Read More »
13 of 47 | Posted by: Don House - Millbrook, AL

“The M&M express is nno more ”
14 of 47 | Posted by: Mat & Sue Matzek - Las Vegas, NV

“I was a friend of Guy's in high school at Lee. My wife Shelia Prater Hunter also from Lee wish to extend our condolances to the family. ”
15 of 47 | Posted by: Frank Hunter - McQueeney, TX

“Diana, I want you to know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you. ”
16 of 47 | Posted by: Carol Shanklin Lubbering - Boerne, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I was sorry to hear about Guy. I remember in high school all the good times we had....Read More »
17 of 47 | Posted by: Elva Chapa Bullock - San Antonio, TX

“Estelle and I were saddened to hear of the passing of Guy. I was priviledged to work with Guy in the Nursing Education Department at Wilford Hall...Read More »
18 of 47 | Posted by: Col & Mrs. Allan Perry - TX

“Chad and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Take comfort in knowing that your father is now resting in the arms of our Lord and enjoying eternal...Read More »
19 of 47 | Posted by: Blaine and Yvette Elmendorf - TX

“Diana, We are sorry for your loss and we will keep you in our prayers. ”
20 of 47 | Posted by: Ron & Josie Sorensen - TX

“sorry about your loss i rember both of you ”
21 of 47 | Posted by: Alfred R Bonilla Jr - san antonio, TX

“All the memories came back from high school. Guy was one of the nicest guys around and always joking around. My thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
22 of 47 | Posted by: Lynn Barker Moore - New Braunfels, TX

“Diana, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I am thinking of you and your family. Susan Wall Cordill ”
23 of 47 | Posted by: Susan - Austin, TX

“MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY DIANA. I REMEMBER YOUR MOTHER ALWAYS SAYING WHAT A WONDERFUL MAN GUY WAS. SHE WAS EXTREMELY PROUD OF ALL HER CHILDREN AND THEIR...Read More »
24 of 47 | Posted by: JUDY & ED AULICK - HALLETTSVILLE, TX

“To all of Guy's loved ones, we love you dearly...you are a part of our lives and are nestled deep in our heart and prayers, Susan Blair, Weezie...Read More »
25 of 47 | Posted by: Cherry Blair Proctor - TX

“Diana, you and your family are in our prayers. ”
26 of 47 | Posted by: Ken and Phyllis Graham - TX

“My thoughts are with you through this difficult time. Mark ”
27 of 47 | Posted by: Mark Masterpool - Round Rock, TX

“Thinking of you and extending sincere sympathy. With love, Judy and Al Cody ”
28 of 47 | Posted by: Judy Cody - San Antonio, TX

“Rest now, Guy. May the Angels lead you into Paradise. And may God's peace be with the beautiful family you have left behind. We are thinking of you...Read More »
29 of 47 | Posted by: Bob and Marianne Morin - NY

“Wish I could be with you at this time. So sorry to hear about Guy. We all go back a lot of years.I will be praying for God to give you and the kids...Read More »
30 of 47 | Posted by: Doris Hemphill - Hixson, TN

“Diana, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I'm just remembering the great times that we all had at Lee High. ”
31 of 47 | Posted by: Sharon Schubert Stephens - TX

“I share in your sadness and loss. I will always remember the fun times we had in Brenham when we were visiting Boy and Johnnie and Grandparents and...Read More »
32 of 47 | Posted by: Carrie Robertson Allen - Houston, TX

“to Guy's family, If Guy went to St. Anthony Grade School, then he is the same Guy I remember as a classmate. I recall that handsome face and...Read More »
33 of 47 | Posted by: Susan Toudouze Brotherman - TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Diana God will give you the strength to carry on! I am glad I had the privilege...Read More »
34 of 47 | Posted by: Linda Fletcher Fadeley - TX

“Hi Carra and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Guy. I hope you all are surrounded by family and friends and have a chance for quiet reflection! ...Read More »
35 of 47 | Posted by: polly Mayhew - dayton, OH

“Diana, I was so saddened to hear of the passing of Guy.I have many fond memories of all our times together. I have thought of you often in the...Read More »
36 of 47 | Posted by: Barbara Bridges Culpepper - TX

“We all have so many happy memories from high school at Lee. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
37 of 47 | Posted by: Gary & Kaye Langerhans - Austin, TX

“You are all in my thought and prayers for strength and peace. ”
38 of 47 | Posted by: Debbie Braly - San Antonio, TX

“We'll miss you Guy but have memories of some great times. ”
39 of 47 | Posted by: George W. Hoy - San Antonio, TX

“Diana and family, God will get you through this, I promise. All of the wonderful memories of your lives together will help get you through the tough...Read More »
40 of 47 | Posted by: Sally Rogers Canfield - TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. Guy was a special and a very lucky man to have been so loved. ”
41 of 47 | Posted by: Candy Schaper - Plano, TX

“My condolences for your loss. ”
42 of 47 | Posted by: Jodie Carlson - San Antonio, TX

“May God give you the comfort you need at this time. My thoughts and prayers go out to Diana and her children, grandchildren and other family members....Read More »
43 of 47 | Posted by: Cathy Battersby - San Antonio, TX

“I'm deeply saddened by your loss. I had the pleasure of meeting Guy at Bob and Jill's wedding. He was a true gentleman and I feel privileged to have...Read More »
44 of 47 | Posted by: Mo Elyas - Morris Plains, NJ

“Mrs. Mac, It has been many years since I have actually seen y'all, but I have thought about y'all everyday and miss y'all very much. I am very...Read More »
45 of 47 | Posted by: Jeanna Russo-Syers - Santa Fe, TX

“I love you all and you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
46 of 47 | Posted by: Heather Russo - Austin, TX

“Guy was a remarkable man. He will be missed. I had the honor of being friends with the McNamara family. Diana & the children are very special. We...Read More »
47 of 47 | Posted by: Frances Russo - Santa Fe, TX


Guy Boyle McNamara, age 61, passed away on August 25, 2010. He was born in San Antonio on Nov. 1, 1948. Guy graduated from Robert E. Lee High in 1968, where he earned all-district and all-city honors in football and was named all-state in choir. After high school, he attended Southwest Texas State University. Guy married his high school sweetheart, Diana Carlson, on March 7, 1970. McNamara then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and retired after 20 years as a Senior Master Sergeant having last served as Superintendent of Nursing at Wilford Hall. He was named Senior NCO of the year in 1989 for the Joint Military Medical Command and also retired with five Air Force Meritorious Service Medals. Immediately after leaving the USAF in 1992, Guy found another calling working with Special Needs students in Northside ISD where he was employed for 12 years. Guy was preceded in death by his mother, Anne Boyle McNamara. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Diana Carlson McNamara, son, Chad McNamara and wife Sarah, son Wade McNamara and wife Cathryne, daughter Jill Morin and husband Dr. Robert Morin, and sister Carra McNamara Myers. Guy is also survived by six beloved grandchildren, Jones McNamara, Ripley McNamara, Malone McNamara, Lucia McNamara, Ellis Morin, and Harper Morin. A private graveside service will be held Saturday morning, August 28, 2010 at Mission Park South. Friends of Guy and his family are invited to celebrate his life at El Chaparral Loop 1604, beginning at noon. In lieu of flowers, you may wish to make a memorial contribution to the MS Society of America or Odyssey Hospice of San Antonio.

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