James Arnold Guy

12/21/1952 - 03/02/2024


Obituary For James Arnold Guy

Lima, Ohio

James Arnold Guy, age 71, passed away at 4:00 p.m. on March 2, 2024. His daughter, Summer welcomed her daddy into his Heavenly Home.

James was born December 21, 1952, in Lima, OH, to the late James Edward and Norma Maxine (Allemeier) Guy. On March 16, 1974, he married Kathleen Ann George Guy.

James was a 1971 graduate of Shawnee High School and retired from the Ford Motor Company, Lima Engine Plant after many years of service. James loved the Lord and was a lifetime member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Ann Guy of Lima; brother, Joseph Richard (Jeri) Guy of Lima; sister, Janean Elaine Guy of Columbus; brother-in-law, Richard Bradley (Linda) George of Lima; 4 sisters-in-law, Jennifer Lynne Reynolds of Lima, Rosanne Irene (Andre) Laibe of Phoenix, AZ, Karen Sue (Doug) Steiner of Elida, and Paula Renee (Don Daley) George of Lima; 17 nieces and nephews; 33 great-nieces and nephews; and his beloved cat, Mugz.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Summer Calista Guy; brother, Jack Edward Guy; sister, Janet Marie (Bill) Sleigh; nephew, John David Lee; great-nephew, Jacob Edward Guy, In-laws, Richard Arnold Andrew and Rosella Catherine (Magula) George; and brother-in-law, Robert Reynolds.

Graveside services will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at Greenlawn Cemetery, Elida. Rev. Jon Hyter will officiate the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at


16 Mar

Graveside Service

01:00 PM

Greenlawn Cemetery Dutch Hollow Road Elida , Ohio 45807 Get Directions »
by Obituary Assistant

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  • 03/11/2024

    Kathy and family So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He was a great friend for many years. I will remember and miss him forever. Never forget that smile. Thinking of you, Jim Neiswander

  • 03/10/2024

    So very sorry for the loss of your husband, prayers to you and your family. Sue Broshes

  • 03/07/2024

    Sorry to hear of Jim's passing he was a great friend of my brother Steve and I. God speed buddy 🙏 Gregg Rigel

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