PEORIA - Bayless "Andy" Leander Durant Guffy III, 52, of Peoria passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at his residence.
Andy was born in Louisville, Ky., the son of Wayne D. and Angela B. Harris Schwartz.
Surviving are his mother, Angela (Joseph) Pocius of Peoria; one son, Alan W. Guffy of Peoria; two sisters, Vernessa (Roy) Osborne of Peoria and Lilly (David) Williams of Sumter, S.C.; as well as many nieces and nephews.
His father, grandparents and one brother, Jeremy Guffy, all preceded him in death.
Andy was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy after proudly serving his country.
A welder by trade, he worked for Green Briar Rail Services in Peoria for many years.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at his residence, 3221 W. Starr St. in Peoria, to celebrate his life.
Notes of condolences for the family may be sent using www.peoriafuneral.com.