Weaver Winston “Bill” Guinn

Published 5:30 pm Monday, October 29, 2018

Weaver Winston “Bill” Guinn, 82, of Bluff City, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 28, 2018, at Johnson City Medical Center, following an extended illness. Weaver was born in Carter County to the late Will Guinn and Mary Belle Wilcox Wagner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James Guinn.
Weaver had worked as a roofer and was an Army National Guard veteran, having achieved the status of Specialist 2nd Class (E-5). He was of the Baptist faith and attended Mountain View Baptist Church in Johnson City. He enjoyed going to the flea market, hunting arrowheads, fishing, playing guitar and riding horses.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 41 years, Anna Leona Gouge Guinn, of the home; five children, Joe Guinn and wife Debra, Virginia “Jenny” Bradley and husband Sandy, all of Elizabethton, Brenda Stamey and husband David of Pennington Gap, Va., Janice Gentry and husband Earl Wayne of Elizabethton and Ronnie Folk of Wisconsin; two brothers, Burchell Guinn of Friendship, Tenn., and Junior Guinn and wife Judy of Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Johnny Guinn, Nikki Bradley, Bryan Crabtree, Dusty Bradley and Joseph Forrester; seven great-grandchildren, Bryanna Crabtree, Sidney Crabtree, Savannah Hartgrove, Abigail Bradley, Wesley Guinn, Shaun Guinn and Jace Forrester; a special niece, Shannon Barron and her daughter, Asya Miller; and the mother of his children, Bernice Deloach of Elizabethton.
A service to celebrate the life of Weaver Winston “Bill” Guinn will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 31, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Rev. James Cambron and Rev. Carl Houser officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service, or at the residence at any time. The graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 1, in the Highland Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded by the Carter County Honor Guard. Active pallbearers will be Joe Guinn, Dusty Bradley, Sandy Bradley, Earl Gentry, David Stamey, Bryan Crabtree, Joseph Forrester and Junior Guinn. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton at 10:30 a.m. Thursday to go in procession. The family would like to thank Dr. Jeffrey Hopland and Dr. Eleanora Spradling for the care given to Weaver during his illness. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Cancer Society, 861 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
Mr. Guinn and his family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office: (423) 542-2232. Service Information Line: (423) 543-4917.

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