Charles Marrion McGuire, a steadfast pillar of the Porterville community, departed from us on November 15, 2023. A longtime resident of Porterville, California, Charles resided in the county for 35 years, bringing love and joy to those who were fortunate to know him. His life was a living testament to the quote, "Family is not an important thing, it's everything," as he was a loving father and a loyal son, who valued his family above all else.\n\nCharles was an employed truck driver, a role he embraced with dedication for many years. His colleagues in the trucking industry admired him greatly for his reliability and talent. Charles had an uncanny ability to navigate the toughest routes with ease, making him a cherished asset in his profession. He approached his work with the same steadfast dedication that he applied to every aspect of his life, earning the respect and admiration of those who had the pleasure of working alongside him.\n\nCharles is survived by his adored daughter, Donna Norton. He was a beacon of love and guidance in Donna's life, a role he fulfilled with unwavering dedication. Charles was preceded in death by his father, Walter McGuire, and his mother, Bertha Grogins. His steadfast love and loyalty towards his family will forever be etched in the hearts of those who knew him. \n\nWe encourage those who knew Charles to share their memories and upload photos to his memorial page. His life was a testament to love and loyalty, and every shared memory or photo will help us all remember the ways in which Charles touched our lives.