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Originally published: 2012-12-21 13:02:19
Last modified: 2012-12-21 13:02:19

Harry 'Star' Guinn

Harry "Star" Guinn, 80, of Elk Park, passed away on Dec. 20, 2012, at James H. Quillan VAMC Mountain Home in Johnson City, Tenn.

A native of Avery County, he was born Nov. 11, 1932, a son of the late Gurney and Nola Daniels Guinn.

He was a member of the United States Army where he was an MP. Guinn was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. He was an avid fly fisherman and fly tier, and enjoyed visiting with friends.

Along with his parents, Guinn was preceded in death by a nephew, David Cable.

Guinn has left to cherish his memory his sister, Betty Cable and husband, William, of Elk Park; nephews, Mike Cable and wife, Mary, of Elk Park, Kenny Cable and wife, Kim, of Elk Park; nieces, Debbie Lowder and husband, Jack, of Elk Park, Debbie Mayberry Cable of Elk Park.

Funeral services for Guinn will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with the Rev. Reed Calahan officiating. Interment will follow in the Elk Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the services.

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Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Guinn family.

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