Eugene Wesley "Red" Guinn, 87, of Crowder, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at his home.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Brumley-Mills Chapel with Pastor Rodney Karch officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Eufaula.
Eugene Wesley "Red" Guinn was born on Nov. 15, 1929, in Seminole, to Hubert and Jessie (Jobe) Guinn. As a pipeline welder, Red traveled the United States, Canada and South America to work on pipelines and also spent time in Alaska on the Alaskan pipeline.
He married Evonna Lou McKinnis on Nov. 25, 1948, and she preceded him in death on March 28, 1970. They spent their early years of marriage following the pipeline work across the U.S., however their final homestead was in Crowder.
During his retirement years, Red loved to hunt, fish, play dominoes, go to the casino and watch basketball and all the old 1950s and 1960s reruns on TV.
He was a member of Crowder Baptist Church.
Red is survived by a son, Keith Guinn, of Canadian Shores; a daughter and son-in-law, Debby and Rick Myskey, of Tulsa; a granddaughter, Kristi Gundy and husband, Cale, and their children, K.C. and Caitlin Gundy, of Moore, and a sister and brother-in-law, Sue and John Eves, of Midwest City. He is also survived by his love and constant companion for over 40 years, Pat Buck, of Canadian.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evonna Lou Guinn; his parents, Hubert and Jessie Guinn; a brother, Bobby Lee Guinn; his grandparents, James and Tama Jobe, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Dale Motley, Dean Motley, Benny Dassler, Bruce Smith, Tom Bell and Trenton Robinson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Chock Wigginton, Jimmy Carter, Burl Woods and Haskell Rhodes.
Published on March 31, 2017