COLUMBUS -- Bobbie D. Guy, 74, of Columbus died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin.
He was born June 3, 1934, in Cherokee County to James D. and Etta T. (Smith) Guy. He graduated from Cherokee County Community High School in 1952.
He married Betty L. Gatewood on July 2, 1953, in Columbus. He was a farmer for 52 years, retiring in 2006.
Survivors include his wife, Betty, of the home; a son, Jim Guy of Columbus; two daughters, Jan Locke of Erie and Bobbi Koons of Columbus; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two sisters, O'Dell Allen and Peggy VanCura.
A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Murdock Funeral Home in Columbus. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and after the service at the home of Bobbi Koons, 841 N.E. Bethlehem Road, Columbus.