Christopher Scott "'Scotty'" Guastella

Christopher Scott "Scotty" Guastella, 27, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Baptist Medical Center Nassau in Fernandina Beach, Fla., after a sudden illness. He was born in Gainesville, had lived in Dunnellon, until moving to Ludowici, Ga., a year ago. He had worked in construction as a welder. He was a graduate of Crystal River High School in Crystal River, where he played and received numerous awards in football and was in the Homecoming Court. He was an avid weightlifter and won the statewide award in Florida for weightlifting in his division. He was a Florida State Seminoles fan and attended A New Beginning Church in Ludowici.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, John McKenzie and Frank Guastella. Survivors are his mother and step-father, Sheryl and Ronnie Goode of Ludowici; father and step-mother, Michael and Rashell Guastella of Dunnellon; sister and brother-in-law, Lindsey and Logan Needham of Liberty, Mo.; maternal grandparents, Martha and Randy Barker of Metter, Ga.; paternal grandmother, Maryann Sine of New Port Richey; and step-siblings, Ryan Stephens, Kyle Roddenberry and Kayla Burns.
Celebration of life is 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, speaker will be there at 1 p.m., at 7450 N. Damascus Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34433. Everyone is welcome.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Howard Funeral Home in Ludowici. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at A New Beginning Church with Rev. Tom Gardner officiating. Burial will follow in the Middleton Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Brandon Huggins, Brian Huggins, Cory Winn, Austin Hendrix, Jeff Neal, and David Huggins. Family and friends may sign the online register at Howard Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Funeral Home

Howard Funeral Home - Ludowici
57 Oak St NW  Ludowici, GA 31316
(912) 545-2061

Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Sept. 17, 2013