Charles E. Guyer Sr., 89, Kokomo, went to be with Jesus at 8:45 a.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at his residence. He was born March 22, 1924 in Peru, the third of 10 children to Paul Guyer and Nira (Amos) Guyer. On Oct. 19, 1947, in Chili, he married Shirley (Swantner) Guyer, and she survives. He was a veteran of the United States Army in World War II, European Theater of Operations. He was a self-employed owner and operator of Guyer the Mover. He was active in Grace Community Foursquare Church. After his retirement he took mission trips to Haiti. His love was serving the Lord with the gifts God gave him.
Survivors include a daughter, Cynthia and husband Chuck Roberts; daughter, Sandra and Dennis Beals; daughter, Rosemary Guyer; son, Charles Jr. and wife Sue Guyer; 14 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; a great-great granddaughter; four brothers; and two sisters.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Grace Community Foursquare Church, 2020 S. Goyer Road, with Pastor Mike Rush officiating. Burial will follow in Kokomo Zion Cemetery with military honors by the U.S. Army and Kokomo VFW Military Rites Team. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St., and one hour prior to the funeral at the church Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kokomo Urban Outreach. You are invited to read Charles’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you may sign the guest book, share a personal message or order flowers for the family.
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