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Guy Evans Gilley

April 23, 1935 ~ October 24, 2021 (age 86)


Guy Evans Gilley, age 86, of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away, with his loving wife by his side, on Sunday, October 24, 2021, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Born in Coffee County, Tennessee on April 23, 1935, Guy devoted his life to being a loving son, husband, “second” father and grandfather. He was a thirty-five year, retired Aero Space Engineer with Arnold Air Force Base who loved working with computers. Despite being shy and quiet, he also enjoyed ball room dancing and traveling with his favorite companion, his wife, Wanda.

Preceding him in death is his parents, Evans and Ella Gilley; one brother, Bill Gilley and two stepchildren, Johnny Vaughn and Terri O’Banion.

Survivors include his loving wife of thirty-two years, Wanda Gilley and granddaughter, Andrea Pinkard.

No services are scheduled at this time, however the family plans to have a private committal service in the near future.

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