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Paul Wayne Guffey

WAYNE PAUL GUFFEY JR., age 68 of Riceville, Tenn. passed away Monday, November 22, 2021, in Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. He was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, TN. He was a son of the late Wayne Paul Guffey, Sr. and Betty Jo Cagle Guffey, He was preceded in death by Sister: Patricia Guffey, Two Brothers: Allen Guffey and Steve Guffey. His entire career was in the furniture busisness as an owner of various Furniture Manufacturing plants and retired five years ago as a Sales Associate at Rooms To Go. He was a member of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church.

Survivors: Wife of 48 years: Linda Tipton Guffey of Riceville, Tenn, Two Sons and daughter-in-law: Sam and Karen Guffey of Riceville, Tenn., Adam Guffey of Riceville, Tenn., Two Grandsons: Grant Guffey and Ben Guffey. Step-Mother: Helen Guffey of Lancaster, Ohio, Half-Sister: Sherry Gibson of Carroll, Ohio, several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held Friday, November 26, 2021 at Cedar Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Charles Ensminger officiating. Pallbearers were Family Members.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Allen Memorial UMC 800 Decatur Pike, Athens, TN 37303. Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs.com/obituary/Wayne-Guffey Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tn. in charge of arrangements.

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Thoughts and prayers for the family. I'm so sorry to just now hear of this! Thinking of you during this difficult time. May the Lord be with you all! Hugs!

Whitney Lewis Dec 28 2021 9:38 PM

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Sara Louise Wattenbarger Dec 9 2021 6:00 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. So sorry to see this.

TISHA HILTON Nov 30 2021 9:22 AM