Dempsey Darious Guy


Dempsey Darious Guy, 92 of Marianna, FL, passed away on November 28, 2023, peacefully in Lecanto, Florida.

Dempsey was born on March 10, 1931, to his parents, Rev. Daniel N. Guy and Grady Belle Guy in Phoenix City, Alabama. Dempsey grew up in Jackson County, Florida, and was a lifelong resident. Dempsey married the girl of his dreams, Tommie Glisson, from Cypress, Florida and they were married for over 60 years. Dempsey and Tommie were the owners of the Sears store in Chipley, Florida where they served residents of the surrounding areas for many years. Dempsey was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many. Dempsey was a long-time member of the First United Methodist Church in Marianna, Florida. For those that knew him, all appreciated his “Dempsy-isms”.

Dempsey was predeceased by his wife, Tommie Guy, his parents, Rev. Daniel N. and Grady Belle Guy, his brothers, Danny, Pal, and Ontee, and sisters, Ruth and Edna.

Dempsey is survived by his two sons, Dennis Guy, and wife, Leslie of Dunnellon, Florida and Greg Guy of Panama City Beach, Florida; six grandchildren, Ashley Good, Adam Guy, Taylor Bailey, Alli Smith, Elleree Guy and Hayden Guy, along with six great-grandchildren, Chloe Bailey, Hazel Good, Brantly Guy, Corbin Guy, Carson Smith and Emmi Smith.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM CST, Monday, December 4, 2023, at James & Sikes Maddox Chapel.

A graveside funeral service will be held for family and friends at 10:00 CST Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.


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