October 26, 1932 - January 22, 2022
Elder Walter Guy Jr. was born October 26, 1932, to the late Walter Guy Sr. and Pearlene Magee Guy. To this union three children were born, Daisy-lene, W.A., and James Guy. This union was in Tylertown, Mississippi. During his upbringing in the south, he attended Gianna High School when he was named class Valedictorian. Also in Mississippi, during the late 1950s, he met and married Christine Owens. This union they cared and raised seven children. In 1955, Walter and Christine united in marriage and relocated to Chicago, Illinois. During his 60 years +, living in Chicago, and surrounding suburbs, Walter worked a short stint at the FBI as a desk clerk, shortly there offer he worked for the US postal office, Pinkerton Security, International Harvester in Chicago, and followed to Curtiss Candy Company. Walter also went into the contractor business, specializing in carpentry, plumbing, drop ceilings, and drywall installation. He would soon call his company Guys and Sons. During his spare time, Walter enjoyed baseball games, telling jokes, occasional card games like bid-whist and pitty-pat, and his favorite mastery…the game of checkers. During the last few years of his life, Walter enjoyed wood craftsmanship and design. He would often build bird houses, toilet tissue holders, letter holders, magazine holders, and various other items. Often times he will sell his wood crafts and various other items at flea markets around the area, up until his death. Walter always determined to keep money flowing into his family during the early 1970s and 1980s, opened the really popular Guys Eats and Sweets Candy And Fast Food Store, at 6500 South Wood St. Then followed by Irene’s Uniform Store and School Supplies. Elder Guy loved the Lord and he loved the Bible. He welcomed God in his life at an early age. Before leaving Mississippi, he joined The Church of Lee Chapel in Tylertown, Mississippi. He came to Chicago in 1955, and then joined the Fellowship Baptist Church under the Late Clay Evans. Later down the years he joined the Church Without A Spot or Wrinkle under the late Rev. C.L. Odom. He then joined Holy Ghost Deliverance in Matteson, Illinois under Rev. Cordell Colbert. Years later he joined The Old Landmark Church under the late Apostle R. L. Mitchell. For those folks who were unable to attend church services, Walter set up the radio podcast program called The Tabernacle of Faith Outreach Ministry. In the late 1990s, he remarried again to accomplished gospel singer Nettie Parker. In this new union, Walter and Nettie raised and cared for three children. Elder Walter and Evangelist Nettie often visited various churches delivering the word and singing the songs of gospel. Walter was preceded in death by his two brothers W.A. and James; two sons-in-law Terry Sardin and Alonzo Sloan; his granddaughter Annell Coulter-Walker; his two daughters Angela Denise Guy and Valerie Yvonne Smith; and his daughter-in-law Tracey Guy. Walter leaves to cherish his memories his wife Nettie Guy; his sister Daisy-lene of Foxworth, Mississippi; friend and former wife Christine Guy; his children Annie (John) Coulter, Larry Guy, Lisa Sardin, Janice Guy, Royce (Cheryl) Guy, Sharhonda (Lincoln) Morris, Christlyn Parker, and Antionette (Jeff) Lumpkin; 30 grandchildren, over 56 great grandchildren, and over 21 great-great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Elder Walter Guy Jr. was born October 26, 1932, to the late Walter Guy Sr. and Pearlene Magee Guy. To this union three children were born, Daisy-lene, W.A., and James Guy. This union was in Tylertown, Mississippi. During his upbringing in the... View Obituary & Service Information
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