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Candler - Boyd Allen Guthrie, 59, of Candler, died on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center.

A native of Buncombe Co., Mr. Guthrie was a son of the late Laymon Doyle and Beatrice Metcalf Guthrie. He was also preceded in death by a sister, JoAnne Guthrie, and by a brother, Charles Guthrie.

Mr. Guthrie is survived by his wife, Annette Pressley Guthrie; three daughters, Carla Covington and husband James, Karen Robinson and husband Josh, and Kelly Guthrie; step-son, David Whitt and wife Andi; grandchildren, Chloie Robinson, Gabe Robinson, Cody Guthrie, Hadley Robinson, Andrew Riddle, and Maddie Beth Whitt; sisters Evelyn Jones, Kay Adams, Lib Johnson, and Patricia Penland; and brothers Grant Guthrie and Laymon Guthrie.

Mr. Guthrie owned and operated Guthrie's PC Service on Haywood Rd. He loved NASCAR, especially Richard Petty, baseball, and computers.

A funeral service for Mr. Guthrie will be at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday in the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. with the Revs. Dennis Thurman and Ronnie Robinson officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.

His family will receive friends from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Flowers are appreciated or donations may be made to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 2312 Smokey Park Highway, Candler, NC 28715.

The online register is available at


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on July 18, 2014
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