Carl W. Guffey of Alpha, Ky., passed away Sunday morning, May 28, 2017 at his home having attained the age of 96 years, 10 months, and 3 days.
He was born in Narvel, Ky. on July 25, 1920, the son of the late Samuel W. Guffey and Nora Marcum Guffey.
He was an Army Veteran of World War II, a retired farmer and
lifelong member of Davis Chapel United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wifeLucille Annette Perdue Guffey; and three brothersVelan Guffey, Virgil Guffey and Connie Guffey who died in infancy.
He is survived by three daughtersEsther (Gayron) Thrasher, of
Albany, Ky., Sharon (Kenneth) Ward, Taylorsville, Ky., and Sue (Mike) Owens, Albany, Ky.; four sonsJimmy C. (Sallie) Guffey, Alpha, Ky., Paul R. (Sue) Guffey, Somerset, Ky., Bobby D. (Linda) Guffey, New Albany, Ind., and Jacky D. (Geraldine) Guffey, Alpha, Ky.; a special friendEtta Bruce, Albany, Ky.;18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends and neighbors.
Funeral services were held Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Ted Burchett officiating.
Burial was in the Davis Chapel Cemetery in Clinton County, Ky.
Talbott Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on June 6, 2017