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ARARAT, Va. — Mr. Theodore Culbert Guynn, 86, of Ararat, Va., passed away Monday morning, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home. Mr. Guynn was born May 5, 1927, in Patrick County, the son of the late George and Pearlie Martin Guynn. Mr. Guynn was retired from United States Postal Service after 43 years of service and he was a member of the The Fellowship Church in Ararat, Va. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II. Mr. Guynn was the last charter member of the Ararat Ruritan Club. Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Bertie Hill Guynn of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Chris Markwith of Midlothian, Va.; one son and daughter-in-law, Teddy and Jami Guynn of Ararat, Va.; grandchildren, Kayla Markwith and Wyatt Markwith, both of Midlothian; two stepgrandchildren, Brad Easter and Kandy Alvear, both of Mount Airy; one brother and sister-in-law, James Gray and Louise Guynn of Ararat, Va.; his extended family, Mack Stewart and Tom Perry, both of Ararat, Va. In addition to his parents, Mr. Guynn was preceded in death by one sister, Lola Weatherman, and one brother, George "Dick" Gwynn. Graveside services will be held Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Oakdale Cemetery in Mount Airy with the Rev. Charles Moore officiating. Graveside rites will be conducted by the VFW Memorial Honor Guard, Mount Airy Post 2019 and Pilot Mountain Post 9436. There will be no formal visitation at the funeral home but the family extends an invitation to all to come and visit with them at The Fellowship Church after the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Fellowship Church, 5101 Ararat Hwy., Ararat, VA 24053, and the Ararat Rescue Squad, 4690 Ararat Hwy., Ararat, VA 24053. His body will remain at the Moody Funeral Home of Mount Airy until time to be taken to the cemetery for the service. Online condolences may be made at

Published in Mount Airy Newspapers from Dec. 3 to Dec. 4, 2013
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