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In Memory of

Daniel A. Guy

June 17, 1921 - March 29, 2015

Obituary


Daniel Allison Guy passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the age of 93. Mr. Guy was born in Tallassee, AL on June 17, 1921 to James Henderson and Mary Lowder Guy. The family moved to Montgomery where two other children, Jeanelle and Charles were born. In his early years he worked at his father's business (Home Coal Co.) delivering coal and ice from the age of 14. When WW II started Daniel became an airplane mechanic and married Cora Brady on March 2, 1942. Soon afterward he was inducted into the Army Air Corps...

Daniel Allison Guy passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the age of 93. Mr. Guy was born in Tallassee, AL on June 17, 1921 to James Henderson and Mary Lowder Guy. The family moved to Montgomery where two other children, Jeanelle and Charles were born. In his early years he worked at his father's business (Home Coal Co.) delivering coal and ice from the age of 14. When WW II started Daniel became an airplane mechanic and married Cora Brady on March 2, 1942. Soon afterward he was inducted into the Army Air Corps where he served in the South Pacific until the end of the war. In an interesting turn of events he ended up being the projectionist who first showed the the high ranking generals the films of the carnage of the atomic bombs dropped on Japan.

After the war Daniel went to barber school and for a time entered that occupation. Later he went to X-Ray school and became an X-Ray technician. Upon graduation he began work with the VA Hospital in Birmingham until 1961 when he transferred to the VA in Dublin, GA. He retired from the VA in the mid-seventies and moved back home to Montgomery. Sometime later he began working for Faulkner University and continued there for about 25 years.

Mr. Guy lies in state at the Leak-Memory Chapel where visitation will be Monday evening, March 30, 2015 between the hours of 5 and 7 P.M. Funeral services will be held at Leak-Memory the following day, Tuesday, at 1:00 P.M. A shorter visitation will take place before the ceremony. Pall bearers will be Paul Guy, Chris Guy, Will Witherow, Joe Koob, Jeremy Bagwell and Tim Catchim.

Mr. Guy was preceded in death by Cora Brady Guy, his bride for over 63 years as well as his parents and both siblings. He is survived by his four children, Danny (Daniel C.) Guy, David Guy (Judy), Philip Guy (Betsy), and Rebecka Guy Bagwell (James Jr.). He also leaves behind 8 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and numerous friends, relatives and acquaintances. He will truly be missed.