James O. Guthrie
James O. Guthrie, age 91, of Carrollton died Sunday, March 25, 2012, in Carroll Healthcare Center.
Born Aug. 31, 1920, in Carroll County, he was a son to John and Alveda (Lang) Guthrie.
He retired from Monarch Products in Minerva where he worked for over 25 years. He was a 1938 graduate of Augusta High School, and a US Army Air Corp. veteran of WWII where he retired from the Army Reserves as a major. He is a member of Bayard United Methodist Church and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed flying, having been a pilot for many years.
He is survived by a son, Gerald (Anna) Guthrie; two brothers, Harry (Wilma) Guthrie of Minerva and Thomas Guthrie of Florida; two grandchildren, Scott Guthrie of Columbus and Beth (Peter) Husted of Canton.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mabel (Walker) Guthrie who died in 2006; sister, Jane Arndt and four brothers, Donald, Frank, John and Ray Guthrie
Funeral services will be Thursday at 12 p.m. in Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Pastor Mike Doak officiating. Entombment with full military honors will be in Highland Memorial Park. Calling hours will be two hours prior to services from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Thursday at the funeral home. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Church of Christ Christian Disciples, 353 Moody Ave. SW, Carrollton, OH 44615.