Vernon E. Guinn, 83, of Stockport, died on Sunday (March 16, 2014) at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born on Jan. 21, 1931, in Wood County, W.Va., to the late Clarence E. and Nellie Freda Lott Guinn. He retired from Interlake in Beverly and loved working on the farm raising his Charlois Cattle. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He was a Protestant by faith, a member of the Beverly Eagles, NRA, the Morgan County Farm Bureau and he enjoyed coon hunting, fishing and the Morgan County Fair.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Irene Sellers Guinn; three sons, Roger (Debra) Guinn, Greg (Kitty) Guinn and Charles (Beth) Guinn all of Stockport; three daughters, Judy (Lloyd) Smith of Bellville W.Va., Dedra (Rick) Smith of Waterford and Rhonda Moore of Stockport; one sister, Betty Pierce of Parkersburg; 15 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, James Guinn; and a son-in-law, Steve Moore.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday (March 19, 2014) at 1 p.m. at Oakland United Methodist Cemetery near Stockport with Pastor Richard Purvis officiating. Friends may call on the family on Tuesday (March 18) from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Stone-Matheney Funeral Home in Chesterhill, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers donations, may be made to the Oakland United Methodist Church c/o Ruth Cunningham 5470 Scott road Stockport, Ohio, 43787. The family will be having a meal and fellowship at the Palmer Community Building after the services on Wednesday.
To send a note of condolence to the family go to www.matheneyfh.com.