Gerald D.


Gerald D. "Jerry" Guy was born on September 23, 1927 to Harold K. Guy and Margarite (Draper) Guy in Ypsilantii, Michigan. Jerry went to be with his heavenly Father on July 9, 2019, in Norman.
Jerry proudly served in the United States Navy and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior in 1963, and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Norman, Oklahoma. He sang in the church choir and worked with the Royal Ambassadors. In 1964, Jerry married the love of his life Julia Ann, and they have been together for 55 years.
Jerry began his career with the City of Norman in the Street Department, and later in the Personnel Department. He retired after 20 years as the Safety Director/Risk Manager. Jerry loved attending OU football and OU women's basketball games. He was a season ticket holder for the women's games for 18 years. Jerry's favorite memories as a Sooner fan, involved being a security guard for both Barry Switzer and Billy Tubbs.
Jerry leaves behind his wife Julia Ann of Norman, and son Jeffrey S. Guy and wife Susan of Wayne, PA; Grandsons Jason W. Guy and wife Ruth of Findlay, OH and Andrew S. Guy and fiancé, Sara of Wayne, PA; Brother-in-laws J. Duane Will and wife Rosina of Salina, KS and Gordon W. Will and wife Mary of Dallas, TX; Nieces Joyce Ann Marcinko of Brighton, MI, Heather Hausmann and husband Andres of Windsor, Ontario and Tiffany Taylor and husband Geoff of Dallas, TX; Nephews Tom DuCharme and wife Sheri of Brighton, MI, Bernie Dieterlie and wife Beverly of Flint, MI, Marcus Will of Chicago, IL and Joshua Will and wife Meredith of Austin, TX. Jerry was proud to be called "Pappy" by Maria Hausmann, Quinn and Lane Taylor. He is also survived by many other nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Virginia Crompton and Helen Joyce DuCharme; son Michael H. Guy; Sister-in-law Vicki E. Anderson; Brother-in-laws Leo DuCharme and Jim Crompton; Nephew Jim Dunn.
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Immanuel Baptist Church Building Fund (1777 E. Robinson, Norman, OK; 405-321-3545) or Full Circle Adult Day Center (; 405-447-2955).
Jerry's family has entrusted his care to Tribute Memorial Care, Norman, OK (405-292-4787). Visitation for Jerry will be held on Sunday, July 14th, from 2:00-4:00 pm at the Tribute Memorial Event Center (708 24th Ave. NW, Suite 200, Norman). Celebration of Life Service are on Monday, July 15th, 10:00 am at Immanuel Baptist Church (1777 E. Robinson, Norman) with graveside following at I.O.O.F Cemetery (1913 N. Porter, Norman).
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Donna Nelson
Aug 02, 2019
So sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. He was such a sweet man and you two were perfect together. I remember fondly all those evenings we’d sit in lawn chairs in your driveway on Sheffield just talking and drinking iced tea. Jerry was the one who convinced me to try my tea unsweetened, said I’d like it better once I got used to the taste. He was right and I never put sugar in my tea again. And I also remember the day you gave my daughter, Aubree, a haircut in my kitchen. She was only 3. Those were the days, huh. Take care, Julia. God’s peace be with you in this difficult time.
Julia Guy
Jul 24, 2019
Thank you for your kind messages.Your thoughts mean a lot to me. Some even make me chuckle.
Tiffany Taylor
Jul 12, 2019
What a lovely tribute to a great man. We will always hold pappy in our hearts and will miss him. Love to you, Grandma Juda.
Tammy Millington
Jul 10, 2019
We will miss you Jerry. We had so many fun dinner dates with you and Julia.
Ruby Loveless
Jul 10, 2019
The thing about Jerry that I will always think of when I hear the word, Jerry Guy, was his friendliness and his smile. He always had that smile on his face. You really took good care of him, Julia. Now take care of yourself. The Lord will be with you.