May 17, 1930 - December 12, 2018
Douglas Edwin Guy, age 88 and a resident of Franklinton, passed away on Wednesday December 12, 2018 at Good Samaritan Living Center. He was born May 17, 1930 in Angie, LA and grew up helping in the family business H. H. Guy Market and General Merchandise Store in Angie. Douglas joined the United States Army where he served as a Corporal in the 777-7 Signal Service Corps in England and occupied Nuremberg, Germany at the end of World War II. He returned home and later married Laura May Wood on July 4, 1951. Douglas began a career at Crown Zellerbach working in the box plant and later retired after 35 years of service. He always enjoyed fishing and being in the outdoors. Thank You Daddy for so many memories.
Survived by: 3 Sons and Daughters in law: Jerry Wayne and Sheila D. Guy, James Douglas and Jeannie D. Guy, Thomas Howard and Cindy E. Guy all of Franklinton; 5 Grandchildren and Spouses: Curt L. and Melina Guy, Laura M. Guy, Amanda L. and Slade Bateman, James A. and Ashley Guy; 4 Great-grandchildren: Austin Guy, Ryder Ard, Hunter Bateman, Maicee Bateman; Sister: Doris M. Pope; Sister in law: Dorothy L. Guy; 12 Nephews and Nieces: Paul Humber, Sheral Ann Horvath, Larry Pope, Emmett Guy, Russell Guy, Richard Guy, Charles Wood, Melany Rauch, Thomas Wood, Helen Wood, Susan Miller, James Wood; Longtime Friend: Levrett Hunt; Also numerous great-nephews and great-nieces.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, that he missed so much, Laura May Wood Guy, his parents Howard Hamilton Guy, Sr. and Ethel Mae Adams Guy, 2 brothers and sisters in law Howard Hamilton Guy, Jr. and Lloyce Humber Guy, Richard O. Guy and Alla Mac Guy, 2 brothers Thomas D. “Tommy” Guy, Emmett Worth Guy, sister and brother in law Helen L. Blackwell and Jack Blackwell, brother in law Winston R. Pope, grandson Joshua Adam Guy, nephew Donald R. Pope
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Sunday December 16th from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 1:00 pm Sunday with Rev. Tony Hicks officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Hezekiah Magee Cemetery.
The family wishes to express a sincere thank you to the staffs of Good Samaritan Living Center and Community Care Hospice for their kindness and support.
Pallbearers: Andy Guy, Curt Guy, Slade Bateman, Jeremy Mizell, Luis Tepec, Randy Thomas
Honorary Pallbearers: Levrett Hunt, Emmett Guy, Russell Guy, Larry Pope, Richard Guy, Hudson Jones