Obituary: Jerry W. Guy, 67, of Monroe

Jerry W. Guy, age 67 of Monroe, Georgia passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017 surrounded by his family. Jerry was a veteran of the United States Army and served during Vietnam. After leaving the Army, Jerry went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Georgia State University in December of 1976. From there he earned his Certified Public Accountant certificate from the state of Georgia in March of 1979. He was also a member of The Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He went on to own his own landscape company by the age of 29. He eventually opened up landscape stores where he would sell trees from his own tree farm. He continued to work in a business that he loved with the perseverance and tenacity that was admired by many. He touched many lives and was deeply loved. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Brenda Guy of Monroe, his daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and James Morris of Monroe, son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Jennifer Guy of Monroe. Grandchildren: Ella Rae Morris, Luca William Morris, and Jackson Wyatt Guy. Siblings: Jeff and Kathy Guy of Lawrenceville, Troy and Connie Wakefield of Lawrenceville. Brenda and Jerry Brown of Portland, TN, Michael Wakefield of Nashville, TN, Paula Perry of Winston, and Jan Guy Smith and Mark Smith of Thomaston.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be made to: Pruitt Cares Foundation 1751 Meriweather Dr. Watkinsville, GA 30677. Please place Jerry Guy’s name on any check so they know who the donation is in honor of.

Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 209 S. Hammond Drive, Monroe, GA 30655. 770-267-2594. Please sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com

Reposted courtesy of Tim Stewart Funeral Home.

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