Coy Clinton Guy

Published 4:31 pm Monday, August 6, 2018

2nd Timothy 4-7: “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, and I have kept the faith.”
Coy Clinton Guy, 77, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at his residence.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Charlie and Hazel Cable Guy.
Mr. Guy retired as a forklift operator at McCloud Lumber Company. He was a member and Deacon of God’s House Full Gospel Church. Coy loved gospel music, playing the guitar and singing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his second wife, Annie Pearl Thomas Guy; two sons, Jamie and Wade Guy; a step-daughter, Melinda Thomas; and a sister, Cleo Clawson.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Oaks Guy; three sons, Leon Guy and wife Sheila, Rev. Matthew Guy and wife Gloria, Roan Mountain, and Daniel Thomas, Elizabethton; five daughters, Rachel Highsmith and husband Bill, Teresa McGuire and husband Scott and Michelle Triplett and husband Jackie, all of Roan Mountain, Angela Keiker and husband Shawn, Telford, and Lori Guy, Elizabethton; his step-children, Pam Stout and husband Jerry, Donna Goff, Johnny Oaks and wife Teresa, Sam Oaks and wife Darlene, Debbie Potter and husband Ronnie, Maratha Thomas, Richard Thomas, Raymond Thomas and David Thomas; three sisters, Elsie Oxendine, Joann Trivette and husband Allen and Shirley Morgan and husband Leslie; one brother, Benny Guy; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and the mother of his children, Lena Ward.
Funeral services for Coy Clinton Guy will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 7, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Davis officiating. Music will be provided by Patsy and Joe Trivette, the Rev. Jerry Davis, Lynne and Carolyn Bennett. The graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 8, in the Cable Cemetery, Butler. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, will be Mark Clawson, Leslie Morgan, Benny Guy, Michael Guy, Daniel Thomas and Scott McGuire. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons and his church family. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of Amedisys Hospice for the excellent care he received. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at his residence or the residence of Leon Guy. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website,
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Guy family.

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