George Washington Guy Sr., 93, of Statesville, N.C., passed away June 25, 2020, at his home. He was born in Avery County, N.C., the son of late James Guy and Rhona Mitchell Guy.

George was a member of Gloryland Baptist Church and served as an usher. He was a man of deep faith and love for the Lord. He proudly served his country honorably in the United States Army. George never met a stranger and went out of his way to help others.

Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 66 years, Lula Rice Guy of the home; son, George Guy Jr. and wife Donna; granddaughter, Adrienne Daniels; devoted niece (daughter), Sherry Foster and husband Danny Foster; and numerous other loving family and friends.

Mr. Guy Sr. will lie in state from 12 noon until 4 p.m. o Sunday, June 28, 2020, at Nicholson Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2020, at Oakwood Cemetery in Statesville.

The family would like to thank Jack and Kathy Harris for their devoted care of the family and George during his illness.

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1 thought on “George Washington Guy Sr.

  1. Eric Dailey says:

    Junior, we are sorry for loss of both your parents. As difficult as it is, something sweet about them being together now with the Lord. May God Bless! Eric & Anita Dailey

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