Ralph R. Guthary, Jr., August 29, 1935~November 22, 2014

Ralph R. Guthary, Jr. 79 of Fayetteville, died November 22, 2014 in Fayetteville. He was born August 29, 1935 in Fayetteville to Ralph R. and Ellen Merie Hendrickson Guthary. Ralph retired from O.M.I. and was their Farm Supervisor. He enjoyed working on his farm and traveling.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Harold Guthary; and sister, Carol Pace and great- grandchild, Jason Davis.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Anita Stokes Guthary of the home; four sons, Eldon Guthary of West Siloam Springs, Jerry Guthary and wife, Martha of Westville, OK.,  Arlo Guthary and wife, Bonnie of Fayetteville and Terry Guthary; two daughters, Brandi Guthary of Fayetteville and Bobbie Guthary and Conrad Luker of Fayetteville, seven grandchildren; and eight great- grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M.  Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel with Delmar Ferrell officiating. Burial will follow in Mt Comfort Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 25, 2014 from 5:00 P.M. till 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

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    jim and carol hawkins » 25. Nov, 2014

    So sorry to hear about ralph,he was a great guy and a good friend. Our thoughts and prayers to Anita and the family. Jim & Carol Hawkins

    Patsy Jacob » 25. Nov, 2014

    I am so sorry to here of your loss, Bonnie, I truly understand what it is to loose a loved one during the holidays. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

    Donna McChristian » 26. Nov, 2014

    My deepest condolences and prayers are with you Anita and family. Ralph was one of the good ones and was truly a beautiful soul. It was my honor to call him ‘friend’ and I know all Host of heaven is heralding his arrival.

    Carla Beason » 01. Dec, 2014

    Anita, sending condolences to you and your family. I feel blessed to have known him and to have you as a lasting friend. Ralph was so pleasant and always smiling, such a wonderful person. May God keep you in His arms and comfort you .