Gordon Onley Guffey, Sr.

Gordon Onley Guffey, Sr.

Gordon O. Guffey, Sr. Fairview – Gordon Onley Guffey, Sr., 90, of Fairview, died Sunday, January 22, 2017 at John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center. A native of Buncombe County, he was a son of the late Thomas and Carmie Jane Chatham Guffey. Gordon was also preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Martin Guffey, who died in 2013 and a step-grandaughter, Angela Phillips Noble, who died in 2015. A proud veteran of the U.S. Army-Air Corps, Gordon served in WWII of which he was injured. He loved his family dearly, especially his wife, Hazel, and had a great fondness of animals. He is survived by three daughters, Kathryn Phillips (J.B.) of Hendersonville, Sandi Kisselburg (Lee) of Fairview and Christine Bradley (Joe) of Asheville; one son, Gordon Onley Guffey, Jr. (Leslie) of Fairview; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. A funeral service will be held at 12:30 PM on Thursday, January 26, 2017 in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian. Burial will follow at the Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery in Black Mountain. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 11:30-12:30 prior to the service. Flowers are appreciated, however, for those who desire, memorial donations may be made in Gordon's memory to John F. Keever Jr. Solace Center c/o CarePartners, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.
August 26, 1926 - January 22, 201708/26/192601/22/2017
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Gordon O. Guffey, Sr.Fairview – Gordon Onley Guffey, Sr., 90, of Fairview, died Sunday, January 22, 2017 at John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center.A native of Buncombe County, he was a son of the late Thomas and Carmie Jane Chatham Guffey. Gordon was also preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Martin Guffey, who died in 2013 and a step-grandaughter, Angela Phillips Noble, who died in 2015.A proud veteran of the U.S. Army-Air Corps, Gordon served in WWII of which he was injured. He loved his ...

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Thursday, January 26 2017
02:00 PM
Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
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Black Mountain, NC 28711
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Thursday, January 26 2017
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Arden, NC 28704
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26
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Thursday, January 26 2017
12:30 PM
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704
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