Guy Allen Antrim
August 22, 1944 ~ June 29, 2012
Guy Allen Antrim, age 67, resident of Mantey, Kansas, near Prescott, died Friday, June 29, 2012, at his home. He was born August 22, 1944, at the Burke Street Hospital in Fort Scott, Kansas. He was the youngest child of Glen Antrim and Josephine Norris Antrim. He was one of six children. He graduated from Fort Scott High School, then Pittsburg State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Guy was an artist with special skill in wood carving. He also was an avid reader with broad interests in history, mythology, and philosophy. He was also a devoted member of the Masonic Lodge. Guy worked at a variety of jobs. These included the Western Insurance and American States Insurance Companies. He also worked in the coal mining industry. He married Ruth Ann Hueston Anderson on November 4, 1977, in Mapleton, Kansas. Ruth Ann had one son, Jerry Anderson, at the time of their marriage. Guy and Ruth Ann had two more sons, Brian Glen Antrim and Michael David Antrim. He was proud of his three sons and loved to be with them. On June 19th of 2004, the family was struck by tragedy when their youngest son, Michael David, was killed in a highway accident. Guy and Ruth Ann were blessed with another “son” when Dale Snyder adopted them following Michael’s death. Dale has stayed close and been a great help to them both.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Ann, of the home; two sons, Brian and Jerry; two daughters-in-law, LaDonna and Becky; and two grandsons, Dreyton and Connery. Also surviving are two brothers, Melvin Antrim and wife Fleeta, Fort Scott, and Lynn Antrim and his companion Jeanette Jennings, Haysville, Kansas. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, one sister; and two brothers.
There was cremation. Masonic Graveside services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Monday evening, July 9th, in the Mapleton Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the Mapleton community building. Memorials are suggested to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.
Mon. Jul. 9, 2012
Following Graveside Service
Mapleton Community Building
Mon. Jul. 9, 2012
Graveside - Mapleton Cemetery
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