Joe B. Guess, age 86, of Hopkinsville, KY, a native of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016, at Hospice of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green, KY. Mr. Guess worked in Inventory Management at Thomas Industries, Inc. in Hopkinsville, KY for 23 years and in sales at Sisk Motor Co. in Hopkinsville, KY for ten years. He was a long-time member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Trigg County, KY where he previously taught Sunday School for over 40 years. Mr. Guess served proudly in the US Army and was a Korean War veteran. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Cadiz-Trigg Co. Golf Club. He is survived by: his wife - Margaret Brame Guess, Hopkinsville, KY; one son - Steve Guess & wife, Joy, Bowling Green, KY; two grandsons - Austin Guess & wife, Carrie, Seattle, WA; and Logan Guess, Bowling Green, KY; two brothers - Paul Guess & wife, Alice, Cadiz, KY; and Rev. Danny Guess & wife, Joyce, Paducah, KY; one step son - Mac Brame, Hopkinsville, KY; and one step daughter - Susan Sanderson, Hopkinsville, KY. He was preceded in death by: his parents - Rev. James R. Guess, Sr. & Clara Doom Guess; his wife of 60 years - Louise Sons Guess; one brother - James Guess, Jr.; and four sisters - Sue Morris, Velina Cunningham, Roberta Guess, and Lavena Roberts.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, KY, where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 9, 2016, with the Reverend Richard Sexton and Reverend Bill Fort officiating, and Steve Guess providing the eulogy. Burial with full military honors will follow at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Trigg County, KY.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Hospice Of Southern Kentucky Inc., 5872 Scottsville Rd., Bowling Green, KY 42104; or to the Trigg Co. Senior Citzen's Center, P.O. Box 99, Cadiz, KY 42211.