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Eddie Guy

January 8, 1951 - August 29, 1999

The Norman Transcript
September 1, 1999

Edward Lee Guy, 48, Oklahoma City, died Aug. 29 at the Veterans Administration in Oklahoma City.

Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church. with the Rev. Mike Nicolson officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Mayes Funeral Directors.

He was born Jan 8, 1951 in Texarkana, Ark., the son of Lee Roy Guy and Betty Orahood Guy. He grew up in Stillwater and Norman.

He attended Norman High School and in 1967 enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. A decorated veteran, he served two tours of duty in Vietnam. He was awarded the Rifle Sharpshooter Badge, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with Two Stars, Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation Cross of Gallantry with Color, Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation Civil Action First Class with Color, and Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device.

He married Cynthia Hoyle on Dec. 27, 1994, in Norman.

Mr Guy worked with Scott Co. Security Services.

He was involved in drug recovery efforts and carried a powerful message of hope and recovery into hospitals and institutions.

He was a member of McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church, and enjoyed fishing. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his mother, Betty Orahood Smith of Norman; his wife, Cynthia Guy, of Oklahoma City; a daughter, Kristin Barton and her husband, Freddie, of Galveston, Texas; a stepson, Yancy Hoyle of Norman; two grandchildren, Joshua and April Barton of Galveston; a brother, Jerry Guy and his wife, Mary, of Norman; and a sister, Judy Guy, of Edmond.

Mr. Guy was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Gene Guy; his stepfather, L.A. "Barney: Smith; and his niece, Sheila Renee Gariepy.

Memorial contributions may be made to Survivors of Suicide, 4400 W. Main #120, Norman, 73072, or the National Office of Compassionate Friends, P.O. Box 3696, Oakbrook, Ill. 60522-3696.

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