2017-04-27 / Obituaries

John Henry Guynes Sr.

Memorial services for John Guynes Sr., 77 of Giddings, were held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Steve Knott officiating.

John Henry Guynes was born August 2, 1939 to Chester and Rena (Brummett) Guynes in Elgin, Texas. John married Mildred Fischer on October 3, 1995 in Giddings. He was an electrician by trade, but you could always find him working outdoors and on different projects in the community. Most of his time was spent working the land and providing for his family by hunting and fishing, taking care of the livestock, and cutting wood. His favorite game to play was dominoes. Time spent outdoors with his wife and gatherings with his family and friends were special to him.

John passed away the morning of April 19, 2017 at his home in Giddings.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jim Guynes; one grandson, Jonathan; one great grand son Jak Ephraim Smith, and his father in law, Anton Fischer.

John is survived by his wife, Mildred; children, John Guynes Jr. of Giddings, Joan Schuessler and her husband Hollis of Corpus Christi, Johnna Featherstone and her husband Eldon of Elgin, Mary Allison of Bastrop, and Donna Kay Hickey and her husband Steve of Corpus Christi; numerous grandchildren; five siblings, Chester Guynes and his wife Gladys of Lytton Spring, Faye Ihlenfeldt of Austin, Evelyn Wimberly and her husband William of Seguin, Joyce Bradshaw of Giddings, and Sharon Melton and her husband Rodney of Arizona; brother in law, Milton Fischer and his wife Margie of Giddings, and his mother in law, Floris Fischer of Giddings.

Memorial contributions may be made to help the family offset final expenses. Contributions can be mailed to the family at 2710 FM 2440, Giddings, Texas 78942.

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