Obituary: Larry Guy


Funeral Services for Larry D. Guy, 71, a resident of Blue Grass, was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at New Life Baptist Church in Davenport. The family greeted friends from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home in Davenport. Larry passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport. Memorials may be made to the Blue Grass Fire Department.

Larry Dean Guy was born Sept. 5, 1948, in Davenport, a son of Ephren and Shirley (Voelkers) Guy.  He served his country in the US Airforce and earned a BA from St. Ambrose University. Larry married Marlene Fugate April 5, 1980, in Davenport.  They have celebrated 40 years of marriage.

Larry worked as an office manager for Eastern Iowa Light and Power for 38 years. He loved being from Blue Grass, serving on Blue Grass Volunteer Fire Department for 36 years, 14 of those years as chief, and the city council for 12 years.  Larry was the current mayor of Blue Grass, his first term beginning Nov. 5, 2017.  He never met a dessert he didn’t like. Larry was an avid Chicago Cubs, Bears, and Iowa Hawkeyes fan. He loved sharing his “Guywold’s” Christmas display with the community. Larry enjoyed gardening, and creating personalized woodworking projects for his friends and family. He cherished his time spent with his family.

Those left to honor Larry’s memory include his wife, Marlene; children:  Richard (Jessikah) Moliterno, Princeton, Carey Privoznik, Davenport, Amy Bozarth, Wisconsin, Melissa (Walter) Hall, Springfield, Mo.; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; siblings, James (Kathryn) Guy, Daniel (Kristy) Guy, and Timothy (Becky) Guy.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

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