Terry Richard "Dick" Guss, Sr.
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ZANESVILLE: Terry Richard "Dick" Guss, Sr., 71, of South Zanesville, died at 1:05 p.m. Sunday December 15, 2013 at Genesis-Good Samaritan Hospital.
He was born on October 6, 1942 in Zanesville a son of the late Marlyn Miller Guss, Sr. and Ruth Aileen Terry Guss Allbritain.
He graduated from Zanesville High School class of 1960. He was an avid outdoorsman. He retired from Owens-Brockway where he was employed for 31 years as a supervisor.
He was the Village Administrator of South Zanesville, South Zanesville volunteer firefighter for 20 years and mayor of South Zanesville for 6 years. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 29.
He is survived by his wife Anita Guss of the home; three children, Terry Richard Guss, Jr. of South Zanesville, Don Lee Guss of Chicago and Danny L. Williams, Jr. of South Zanesville; five grandchildren, Ashleigh, Terry, Austin, Danny and Piper; three great-grandchildren, Raelin, Glory and Kai; one sister, Mrs. Glenna (Roy) Shultz of Zanesville; one step-brother, Jay of TN.; one half-brother, Marlyn,Jr.; and three half-sisters, Tina, Missy and Tracy all of IN.; two nephews, Christopher and Devin Shultz both of FL.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step-father, Herbert Don Allbritain; and his step-mother, Mary (Catsy) Guss.
Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Wednesday December 18, 2013 at William Thompson & Son Funeral Home 5765 Gladstone Drive White Cottage. Funeral services will be held Thursday December 19, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Rolling Plains United Methodist Church 3350 Moxahala Park Rd. Rev. John Alice officiating and burial will be in Zanesville Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the South Zanesville Fire Department.
Published in the Times Recorder on Dec. 17, 2013